Posts Tagged ‘ Church and State ’

The Freedom of the Church: A Review of Hugo Rahner’s Church and State in Early Christianity

Aug 11th, 2013 | By Guest Author | Category: Featured Articles

This is a guest post by Michael Rennier. Michael received a BA in New Testament Literature from Oral Roberts University in 2002 and a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School in 2006. He served the Anglican Church in North America as the Rector of two parishes on Cape Cod, Massachusetts for five years. After […]

Church and State: Some Impromptu Reflections

May 4th, 2010 | By Andrew Preslar | Category: Blog Posts

In an article on the ecclesiology of the Ravenna Document, Ansgar Santogrossi, O.S.B., mentions four ways in which the Church (or some sort of religion) and the state (or some form of the body politic) have been related. Fr. Santogrossi presents this material in the course of explaining the philosophical assumptions under-girding the “ecclesiology of […]

The Relation of Man’s Two Ends to Church and State

May 14th, 2009 | By Bryan Cross | Category: Blog Posts

I was recently in a discussion in which someone was claiming that the beatific vision was natural to unfallen man.1 He was at the same time advocating a complete separation of Church and State, and denying the notion that the State resulted from the Fall. Here I argue that those three claims are incompatible with […]