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Christianity and contemporary politics : the conditions and possibilities of faithful witness

Author: Luke Bretherton; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
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Relations between religious and political spheres continue to stir passionate debates on both sides of the Atlantic. Through a combination of theological reflection and empirical case studies, Bretherton succeeds in offering timely and invaluable insights into these crucial issues facing 21 st century societies.: Explores the relationship between Christianity and contemporary politics through case studies of  Read more...
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Bretherton, Luke.
Christianity and contemporary politics.
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
(DLC) 2009029983
(OCoLC)426813463
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luke Bretherton; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9781444317824 1444317822 9781444317831 1444317830 9781405199681 1405199687 9781405199698 1405199695 1282483250 9781282483255
OCLC Number: 587399012
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 251 pages)
Contents: Faith-based organizations and the emerging shape of church-state relations --
Local: Augustine, Alinsky, and the politics of the common good --
National: Christian cosmopolitanism, refugees, and the politics of proximity --
Global: consumerism, fair trade, and the politics of ordinary time --
Conclusion: toward a politics of hospitality and a theology of politics.
Other Titles: Christianity & contemporary politics
Responsibility: Luke Bretherton.

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