Brexit as Theodicy and Idolatry

Luke BrethertonABC Religion and Ethics 25 Jun 2016

When the world is out of control, the absurd can begin to feel like common sense to those who have the absurd notion that the world should be controlled for their benefit alone.

Trump and Brexit are the result. They are responses to the sense of precariousness and disorder we experience now.

This sense of disorder is no illusion. We are in a moment when we are beset by foundational and basic questions about what human flourishing consists of, in every area of life. Among the many questions being asked in our present moment some are these:


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