Political Theology: Unmasking and Richard Baxter
This week we are returning to my theme of Political Theology. In particular the Unmasking of masking in relationship to Richard Baxter.
For those of you who do not know Richard Baxter, he was one of the key 17th Century Puritan church leaders. Now many pastors out there like Baxter because he is known as ‘a Pastors – Pastor.’ He has a lot to say about what that means in relationship to congregational leadership and development but… What they ignore is that he was a standard barer for Liberty and what moderns have come to term in a nasty way – Theonomy or a 17th Century variation of it. Continue reading