Theology as Counsel: The Work of Oliver O'Donovan and Nigel Biggar
Lorish, Philip, Mathewes, Charles, Anglican Theological Review
In his Memoirs, the French political thinker Raymond Aron recounts a significant episode that occurred when he was a precocious young graduate of France's preeminent École Normale Supérieure. Deeply interested in foreign affairs, Aron, the phenomenon of his generation, obtained an interview with an undersecretary in the Foreign Office of the French government. Invited to express his views to the undersecretary, he offered a brilliant précis of the state of world affairs. The undersecretary, not without sympathy, then asked him a simple question: all this is wonderful, he said, "but if you were in the ministers position, what would you do?"1
This question stopped Aron in his …
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Publication information: Article title: Theology as Counsel: The Work of Oliver O'Donovan and Nigel Biggar. Contributors: Lorish, Philip - Author, Mathewes, Charles - Author. Journal title: Anglican Theological Review. Volume: 94. Issue: 4 Publication date: Fall 2012. Page number: 717+. © Anglican Theological Review, Inc. Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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