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Is Reconciliation Possible in America’s Culture Wars? The Miroslav Volf Interview.

Americans and people across the world are at once anxious and belligerent.

Many Christians have also been drawn into this secular view of each other and life in general.

Spiritual warfare against humanity and Christians specifically is raging.

Will we focus on Christ and His Kingdom or us and our desires?

Miroslav Volf gives us his views.


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Is Reconciliation Possible in America’s Culture Wars? The Miroslav Volf Interview.

"Understanding America’s strange kingdom of anxiety and belligerence.

Miroslav Volf grew up in Croatia and is now Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology at Yale University, and the Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. He is the author of many books and is one of the USA’s most prominent public intellectuals. Graham Tomlin, editor-in-chief of Seen & Unseen, recently met up with him to discuss life, politics and faith in the USA during this pivotal election year.' from the video introduction


"Miroslav Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology at Yale Divinity School and is the Founder and Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. He was educated in his native Croatia, the United States, and Germany, earning doctoral and post-doctoral degrees (with highest honors) from the University of Tübingen, Germany.

He has written or edited more than 20 books, over 100 scholarly articles, and his work has been featured in the Washington Post, Christianity Today, Christian Century, Sojourners, and several other outlets, including NPR's Speaking of Faith (now On Being with Krista Tippett) and Public Television’s Religion and Ethics Newsweekly.

Some of his most significant books include:

‍Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation (1996; revised edition, 2019), translated in 9 other languages, winner of the Grawemeyer Award in Religion, and one of Christianity Today’s 100 most important religious books of the 20th century

Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace (2006), which was the Archbishop of Canterbury Lenten book for 2006

Allah: A Christian Response (2011), on whether Muslims and Christians have a common God

After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity (1998), winner of the Christianity Today Book Award

A Public Faith: How Followers of Christ Should Serve the Common Good (2011)

The End of Memory: Remembering Rightly in a Violent World (2006; revised edition, 2020), winner of the Christianity Today Book Award‍

Flourishing: Why We Need Religion in a Globalized World (2016) ‍

For the Life of the World: Theology that Makes a Difference (2019), his most recent book, co-authored with Matthew Croasmun.." from faith.yale.edu


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