• Andrey Shirin

    Andrey Shirin

    Associate Professor of Divinity, John Leland Center for Theological Studies

    Andrey Shirin is an associate professor of divinity and director of transformational leadership at the John Leland Center for Theological Studies Arlington, Virginia, where he researches and teaches at the intersection of theology, leadership, and public life. He has written on the religious dimension of Russian-Ukrainian War and Russian spirituality in general for the Washington Examiner, Christianity Today, and Baptist News Global. He has been interviewed on these subjects by Christianity Today and the Wall Street Journal.

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Religion and Politics

Political Hesychasm: A Viable Option?

Politics is becoming messier by the year. The current decade keeps delivering shockers. The COVID-19 pandemic was followed by the Russian-Ukrainian War, and now we seem to be on the cusp of major warfare in the Middle East. Democracy and globalization seem in retreat. Nationalism—Christian nationalism in particular—is on the rise. Social ties that have...
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Religion and Conflict, Religion and Politics, Theology

The Russian-Ukrainian War is Now a Theological Crisis

In his 2006 book titled The Civil War as a Theological Crisis, historian Mark Noll argued that the American Civil War of the 19th century was, among other things, a crisis not only of differing biblical interpretations but of the very concept of the Bible. The South and the North interpreted the Scr... Read more.
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