The Politics of God
18 minutes ago by kristofer August 19, 2007 By MARK LILLA I. “The Will of God Will Prevail” The twilight of the idols has been postponed. For more than two centuries, from the American and French Revolutions to the collapse of Soviet Communism, world politics ...anemicinema - http://anemiksinema.blogspot.com/
The Opposite Shore and the end of histortion
2 hours ago by Tusar N Mohapatra [Columbia University Professor Mark Lilla concedes in "The politics of God", a despairing vision of the political future published in the August 19 New York Times Magazine.  It is one of those important statements, like the "end of ...Savitri Era - http://savitriera.blogspot.com/
"Politics of God" by Mark Lilla
2 hours ago I read the essay of Mark Lilla, and found that it had finally answered my question, on why had the US (and other western nations) been able to keep the church separate from the state affairs and policy making. It was the first time, ...Jojo's Site - http://jdrlmca.multiply.com/
Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the divine.
3 hours ago by Prof. Andrew V. Uroskie ... community who have long suspected that there is a change in the zeitgeist concerning "faith" can take some encouragement from the decision of the New York Times Magazine to feature professor Mark Lilla on the cover of the Aug. ...lettrist - http://lettrist.blogspot.com/
It must be the end of secularism
4 hours ago by Rev Ed Crabtree Secular liberalism stands helpless before a new century of religious wars, Columbia University Professor Mark Lilla concedes in “The politics of God”, a despairing vision of the political future published in the August 19 New York Times ...Interfaith Religious News Service - http://crabtreeinternet.com/interfaithreligiousnewsservice
The politics of God
5 hours ago by Nick Humanities professor Mark Lilla of Columbia University has published an incredible essay in the New York Times on the history of God in the politics of the western world. It’s an attempt at helping us understand the ideological and ...Incarnation Instant Breakfast - http://incarnationinstantbreakfast.wordpress.com
Hobbes v. Rousseau
6 hours ago by uvagradsgoods By MARK LILLA. Published: August 19, 2007. After centuries of strife, the West has learned to separate religion and politics — to establish the legitimacy of its leaders without referring to divine command. There is little reason to ...UVA Grad's Goods - http://uvagradsgoods.livejournal.com/
God and Man
7 hours ago by Lorenzo Mark Lilla’s The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics is a superb book of intellectual history. His recently published essay The Politics of God is another tour de force of historically informed understanding, connecting the ...Thinking-Out-Aloud - http://erudito.livejournal.com/
Ask The Almighty?
8 hours ago by Looking in the Distance So I'm looking at religion from the perspective of how knowledge about what people believe in can be useful in terms of trying to resolve the most serious disputes." - Madeline Albright Mark Lilla, professor of the humanities at ...Looking In The Distance - http://lookinginthedistance.blogspot.com/
Notes Upon Notes
8 hours ago by Brandon Mark Lilla has an interesting discussion in the NY Times on political theology, from his new book, The Stillborn God (ht). It makes for interesting reading, and there are some important things right in the discussion. ...Siris - http://branemrys.blogspot.com/
Hitchens takes on Lilla
8 hours ago by nemo God’s Still Dead by Christopher Hitchens, Slate. Reposted from: Dawkins site http://www.slate.com/id/2172468. MARK LILLA DOESN’T GIVE US ENOUGH CREDIT FOR SHAKING OFF THE DIVINE. (more…)Darwiniana - http://darwiniana.com[ More results from Darwiniana ]
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9 hours ago by Alex The author, Mark Lilla, is releasing what looks to be a book-of-the-year type book on Sept. 11 from which the article is adapted. The book is entitled The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West. ...Your Own Personal Jesus - http://alexlsilva.blogspot.com/
I suspect the better educated one is, the less theotropic he or ...
10 hours ago by the real eve Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the God myth. - By Christopher Hitchens - Slate Magazine: "Human beings are pattern-seeking animals who will prefer even a bad theory or a conspiracy theory to no theory at all, ...the real eve - http://therealeve.blogspot.com/
dios en la política 2
10 hours ago [Mark Lilla] El resurgimiento de las teologías políticas en el mundo político. Segunda entrega. ¿Por que existe la teología política? La pregunta se repite a lo largo de toda la historia del pensamiento occidental, desde la antigüedad ...mQh - http://mqh.blogia.com/
The renovation, not liberalization, of fundamentalist faith in a ...
11 hours ago ARTICLE: "The Politics of God," by Mark Lilla, New York Times Magazine, 19 August 2007, p. 28. Brilliant piece. Vonne, please get me this guy's upcoming book ("The Stillborn God"), which describes the Great Separation of church and ...Thomas PM Barnett :: Weblog - http://www.thomaspmbarnett.com/weblog/
Hitchens on Lilla
12 hours ago by geoff Good review by Christopher Hitchens of Mark Lilla’s “The Stillborn God“. (You might have caught Lilla’s related piece in last Sunday’s NYT Magazine. Hitchens’ conclusion:. To regret that we cannot be done with superstition is no more ...Geoff Arnold - http://geoffarnold.com - References
God and Belief
12 hours ago God's Still Dead Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the divine.By Christopher HitchensPosted Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at 11:06 AM ET Those of us in the fast-growing atheist com...Michael's MySpace - http://blog.myspace.com/vegasmike433
Hitch On Lilla
12 hours ago by Andrew Sullivan I found Mark's book an enormous relief - a relief that I'm not as isolated as I feared in respecting both faith and secularism, and not so perverse in believing that the Western experiment in secular politics is a terribly fragile one. ...The Daily Dish - http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_dish/
More on "The Politics of God"
13 hours ago by Michael Perry Siva Vaidhyanathan declares himself a longtime admirer of Mark Lilla's work, which is precisely why he is worried about Lilla's forthcoming book, The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West, which was excerpted this past ...Mirror of Justice - http://www.mirrorofjustice.com/mirrorofjustice/[ More results from Mirror of Justice ]
Hopes for an Islamic Renaissance?
13 hours ago by danmurphy I recently read a very intriguing article by Mark Lilla titled “The Politics of God” (). It explores the evolution of Western secularism and reminds readers of how fragile the seperation of church and state still is. ...Dan Murphy's Weblog - http://danmurphy.wordpress.com
The Politics of God
13 hours ago by greenpagan Mark Lilla is professor of the humanities at Columbia University. This essay is adapted from his book “The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West,” which will be published next month.greenpagan - http://greenpagan.blogspot.com/
Rousseau is a religious nut
14 hours ago by projectshave I was lead to Rousseau’s writings by this excellent article by Mark Lilla, who wrote of this book: “It is the most beautiful and convincing defense of man’s religious instincts ever to flow from a modern pen.” Frankly, that’s bull. ...Daily Curmudgeonry - http://projectshave.wordpress.com
God's Still Dead by Christopher Hitchens, Slate
14 hours ago MARK LILLA DOESN'T GIVE US ENOUGH CREDIT FOR SHAKING OFF THE DIVINE.RichardDawkins.net : The Latest Updates - http://richarddawkins.net/ - References
Holy Crap: A review of the Creation Museum
15 hours ago by Author The author, Mark Lilla, describes the fear Hobbes had of a theocracy: And the debilitating dynamics of belief don’t end there. For once we imagine an all-powerful God to protect us, chances are we’ll begin to fear him too. ...Cogitations - http://cogitozone.blogspot.com/
Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the God ...
16 hours ago Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the God myth. - By Christopher Hitchens.random acts of tumblr.ing - http://randomacts.devbear.com/
The Persistence of Religion
16 hours ago by Ryan Columbia professor Mark Lilla wrote a very interesting article in this weekend’s New York Times Magazine which deals with the relationship between religious belief and politics (excerpted from his forthcoming book, The Stillborn God: ...Rumblings - http://rynomi.wordpress.com - References
God's Still Dead
16 hours ago by Hubert Xapiens http://www.slate.com/id/2172468/. "Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the divine" - Christopher Hitchens reacts to the extract from Lilla's The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West .Linkworthy stuff - http://www.badthinking.com/blog/index.php?blog=10
Will of God
16 hours ago by David I just read an essay written by Mark Lilla, a professor of humanities at Columbia University, printed in the New York Times magazine and lifted incidentally, from a book written by Professor Lilla, entitled The Stillborn God: Religion, ...Just Before The Dawn - http://veritas232.blogspot.com/
Atheism and exceptionalism
17 hours ago by Oliver Kamm [W]hen [Professor Mark] Lilla says that the American experiment (in confessional pluralism and constitutional secularism) is "utterly exceptional," he forgets that there had to be many dress rehearsals for this and that only a uniquely ...Oliver Kamm - http://oliverkamm.typepad.com/blog/
Fred Siegel: The Anti-Anti-Islamist
17 hours ago by Fred Siegel Mark Lilla's cover article for the Sunday New York Times Magazine, "The Politics of God" deserves widespread attention. Lilla is one of a number of prominent authors, such as Ian Buruma and Timothy Garton Ash, who write for the New York ...Media on HuffingtonPost.com - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/feeds/verticals/media/index.xml[ More results from Media on HuffingtonPost.com ]
17 hours ago by Roberto Rivera Both the Asia Times columnist "Spengler" and Rod Dreher have weighed in on "The Politics of God," by Columbia professor Mark Lilla, which ran in this past Sunday's New York Times Magazine. I have little, if anything, to add to either ...The Point - http://thepoint.breakpoint.org/ - References
Music as Torture: A Dissonant Counterpoint
17 hours ago by Jonathan Bellman (Recommended reading: Mark Lilla’s The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics, which I’ve mentioned before.) I repeat, I’m against torture (a very brave statement for a university professor, I admit). Given its existence, though, ...Dial "M" for Musicology - http://musicology.typepad.com/dialm/
Totalism and Liberalism
17 hours ago by Erdos56 Mark Lilla's exceptional piece, The Politics of God, in New York Times paints an historical analysis that has Hobbes front and center in refashioning the Will of God as a political force into a belief that fear is the driver of men's ...Zeitgeist and Ethos - http://zeithos.blogspot.com/
The politics of God
17 hours ago In this fascinating essay from New York Times Magazine by Columbia University professor Mark Lilla, the religiously based political perspective of the East is compared and contrasted with the rational...Utah News latest RSS headlines - Utah Independe... - http://www.utahindependent.com/index.php/ct/...
The Politics of God---Mark Lilla
17 hours ago By MARK LILLA After centuries of strife, the West has learned to separate religion and politics — to establish the legitimacy of its leaders without referring to divine command. There is little reason to expect that the rest of the ...Texan on the Verge.... - http://blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-I.iPrvIiaaCPZqbbPHjyBhM-?cq=1
New Bethany Faculty
17 hours ago by Kalle Lilla All I have to see is Mark Ahlseen and I'll know that we're all back from the world wandering that Bethany faculty does during the summer months. We have two new faculty members. Melissa Seacat joins us in Physical Education. ...Lindsborger News - http://lindsborgnews.blogspot.com/
The points Lilla raises should have been in mainstream ...
18 hours ago by Tusar N Mohapatra “The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West,” by Professor Mark Lilla of Coilumbia University is to be published next month but the points he raises therein should have been in mainstream consciousness years ago. ...Marketime - http://marketime.blogspot.com/
18 hours ago by Sheldon The link above will take you to Mark Lilla's article in this past Sunday's New York Times Magazine, "The Great Separation," in which he reminds us that Whigs invented the separation of theology and politics. ...The Weekly Whig - http://sheldonnovick.blogspot.com/
August 21, 2007
18 hours ago by Bahadir God's Still Dead Mark Lilla doesn't give us enough credit for shaking off the divine. Christopher Hitchens. Asia Times SPENGLER It must be the end of secularism ... ... It's in the New York Times! In a despairing vision of the political ...TurcoPundit - http://turcopundit.blogspot.com/
Taking stockWausau Daily Herald - (Pella Iowa) The Samuels Group
18 hours ago by Administrator Pvt. Mark Straube will return to his home just outside Ottumwa. Family in Iowa is his mom and four brothers. His father. Thurman (TR) Dyer Gatesville Messenger - Lilla D. Humes Stouwie Bokhoven of Pella, Iowa died Wednesday, July 4, ...Pella Iowa Local Blog - http://pellaportal.com/pella-ia-blog
Mark Lilla published an awsome op-ed piece in the New York Times ...
18 hours ago by Tusar N Mohapatra 16 minutes ago by maha Christopher Hitchens critiques the Mark Lilla essay I blogged about yesterday, and makes a botch of it. Hitchens’s single biggest howler in this piece is here –. Lilla’s most brilliant point concerns the awful ...Savitri Era Open Forum - http://seof.blogspot.com/[ More results from Savitri Era Open Forum ]
18 hours ago Christopher Hitchens critiques the Mark Lilla essay I blogged about yesterday, and makes a botch of it. Hitchens’s single biggest howler in this piece is here – Lilla’s most brilliant point concerns the awful pitfalls of what he does ...BlogSheroes - the feminist bloggers network - http://www.blogsheroes.com
18 hours ago by maha Christopher Hitchens critiques the Mark Lilla essay I blogged about yesterday, and makes a botch of it. Hitchens’s single biggest howler in this piece is here –. Lilla’s most brilliant point concerns the awful pitfalls of what he does ...The Mahablog - http://www.mahablog.com - References
Rousseau had a Hobbes problem, too: he shared the Englishman’s ...
19 hours ago Previous Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next Page » Mark Lilla is professor of the humanities at Columbia University. This essay is adapted from his book “The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West,” which will be published . ...Jewish recipes - http://ancientsecrets4u.com/blogs/jewish-recipes/[ More results from Jewish recipes ]
Mark Lilla: The Politics of God
21 hours ago An example: In May of last year, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran sent an open letter to President George W. Bush that was translated and published in newspapers around the world. Its theme was contemporary politics and its ...TitusOneNine - http://www.kendallharmon.net/t19/ - References
Tariq Ramadan (2)
21 hours ago Mark Lilla verdedigt in The New York Times van 19 augustus Tariq Ramadan, controversieel.Volkskrantblog - alle blogs - http://www.volkskrantblog.nl - References
The Stillborn God
22 hours ago by Timothy Stanley This Sunday the NY Times ran an adapted essay from a forthcoming book, The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West, by Mark Lilla. The article raises the importance of developing the skills necessary to interpret political ...timothywstanley.com/blog - http://www.timothywstanley.com/blog/ - References