Archives for August 2012

Leithart’s Defending Constantine Revisited

A No Longer Preliminary (and Yet Not Final) Report on Leithart’s Defending ConstantineA while back I posted a preliminary review of Defending Constantine: The Twilight of an Empire and the Dawn of Christendom by theologian Peter Leithart (InterVarsity Press, 2010). At that point I had read only half the book—up through Chapter 8 “Nicea and After.” Then I expressed some qualms about Leithart’s argument and especially the last paragraph of Chapter 8 (p. 189). Referring to some of Constantine’s … [Read more...]