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Politics and Theology

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New items January 2018

The (Greek, Russian, Bulgarian, Serb, Rumanian) Orthodox Church
Substance of a day long seminar held in Trefeca College, Powys, October 2017, including an account of the history of the Eastern Roman Empire

The Moscow Patriarchate and the Bolshevik Revolution

Essay written for the journal Problems (no 28) to mark the 100th anniversary of the restoration of the Moscow patriarchate. 

 

Essays on Solzhenitsyn
Including
new item January 2018: The case of Grigori Pomeranz  


Articles published in The Heidegger Review

"Third Rome, Third International, Third Reich"
Alexander Dugin and the ‘Fourth Political Theory’

On Orthodoxy

An introduction with a discussion of an article on Dugin's website by Nicholas Laos
Absolute Beginner
A review of Alexander Dugin's Martin Heidegger - The Philosophy of Another Beginning


Materialist Theories of Consciousness
Substance of a talk given in Brecon, April 2016.

The Illness and Cure of the Soul in the Orthodox Tradition

Substance of a talk given in Brecon, June 2015, loosely based on the book of that title by Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos

The Spanish Polemic on Colonisation 
A series of articles by JOHN MINAHANE centred on the controversy between Bartolomé de Las Casas and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda on the Spanish colonisation of America.

My Life with Ian Paisley
Reflections on an inescapable part of life in Northern Ireland in the late twentieth century