During the first century, the Apostle Paul spent more than two decades travelling throughout the eastern Roman Empire. His letters and the Acts of the Apostles contain dozens of details about those travels that can be historically confirmed. My book is a summary of that evidence.
Progressivism is not primarily a system of belief. It is a power strategy based upon giving all social and political authority to the central state. Therefore any strategy that acts to radically decentralize society acts to destroy progressivism. There is now the very real possibility that American society can be radically decentralized. All that is required is to take the next steps in the technological revolution.
In June 2001, I did an interview related to the recent publication of my book Evidence and Paul's Journeys. That interview, with its provocative title, stands up well today.
The noted philosophical historian Eric Voegelin makes a brief appearance in chapter one of my book The Political Theory of Christ. I am both an admirer and critic of Voegelin. This essay spells out my chief criticism.
Chapter 16 of The Political Theory of Christ. The second half of the chapter is reproduced here.
Obama did not cause the death of progressivism, but his presidency did signal the beginning of the end.