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Douglas Farrow

Douglas Farrow is Professor of Theology and Christian Thought at McGill University in Montreal, where he works in theology, ethics, church/state and socio-political issues. Among his recent books are Ascension Theology (T&T Clark 2011), Desiring a Better Country: Forays in Political Theology (McGill-Queens 2015), and Theological Negotiations: Proposals in Soteriology and Anthropology (Baker Academic 2018).  Professor Farrow has contributed to an international project on Christianity and Constitutionalism, and regularly engages in New York with the work of the Institute on Religion and Public Life and of Evangelicals and Catholics Together. In Canada he received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal for his contributions to public discourse on social issues.

Bio last modified May 17th, 2018.
Articles by Douglas Farrow
  • The Acid of Autonomy

    Douglas Farrow

    In an address to the Catholic Civil Rights League in Toronto at the beginning of June, McGill University theologian Douglas B. Farrow sets out a faithful response to suicide by secularism gone mad

  • A Better Land for All

    Douglas Farrow

    In his new book, Desiring a Better Country, the author argues a well-ordered State requires some commitment to faith, not its suppression.

  • What is Truth?

    Douglas Farrow

    In his convocation address to a private religious college, the holder of the Kennedy Smith Chair in Catholic Studies at McGill urges graduates to return to core Christian truths to go forward in the world.

  • Quebec's Religious State

    Douglas Farrow

    If the Quebec government is compelling school kids to invent fantasy religions, is the endgame to have us all worshipping the state and nothing but the state?

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