The greatest potential implication of Isaiah 11:1–10 lies in the way it disrupts our expectations of justice, equality, and peace by framing of our narratives of the perfect society and unsullied nature. Rather than Utopia, the passage offers us a vision of a perfectly imperfect world order in absolute harmony.
Advent is the season between the comings, the space of absence in which we await the Divine visitation. Might it also be a space of resistance, wherein we reimagine our identities and, in so doing, perhaps even become the kind of presence in the world we so desire?
The Political Theology Network invites applications from early-career scholars for its 2020-2021 Emerging Scholars in Political Theology program.
CIRIS invites papers and panel proposals in three categories: ‘Belief and belonging’, ‘Protestantism, neo-Babylonianism and democratic politics’, and ‘Responsibility of churches’.
…theologies of disability can aid human flourishing, because caring for people of varied abilities made in God’s image allows us all to create more just and compassionate political systems