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Douglas Farrow

Douglas Farrow is Professor of Christian Thought in the School of Religious Studies at McGill University, where he is also the current holder of the Kennedy Smith Chair in Catholic Studies. He is also the project director for Pluralism, Religion and Public Policy, based at McGill University. His work has centered on the relationship between church and state. He is author of several books, including Ascension Theology and most recently of Desiring a Better Country: Forays in Political Theology. Professor Farrow is also a consultant in the Institute for the Study of Marriage, Law and Culture, a Co-editor of Ashgate’s Great Theologians series, a member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Systematic Theology (Blackwell), and a freelance journalist.

Bio last modified March 16th, 2017.
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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