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Political theology for a plural age

Author: Michael Jon Kessler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2013.
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Political Theology for a Plural Age provides historic and contemporary understandings of political engagement in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, engaging political theologies not merely as a set of  Read more...


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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jon Kessler
ISBN: 9780199769285 0199769281 9780199769278 0199769273
OCLC Number: 858051712
Description: 1 volume. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contributors ; Introduction, Michael Kessler ; Part I: Theologies of the Political: A Conversation ; Jose Casanova, Michael Kessler, Mark Lilla, and John Milbank ; Part II: Domesticating Religion: The Abrahamic Faiths and the Democratic State ; Chapter 2: The Great Combination: Modern Political Thought and the Collapse of the Two Cities, Patrick Deneen ; Chapter 3: The Emergence and Development of Liberal Jewish Political Theology, Jerome Copulsky ; Chapter 4: Christianity and the Rise of the Democratic State, Eric Gregory ; Chapter 5: Is the King a Democrat? The Politics of Islam in Morocco, Paul Heck ; Part III: Confronting Pluralism: Main Trends in Political Theologies Today ; Chapter 6: Difference, Resemblance, Dialogue: Some Goals for Comparative Political Theology in a Plural Age, Michael Kessler ; Chapter 7: "Reading" the Status of Public Theologies: Rhetorical Analysis of the Media Construction of Political Islam, Elizabeth Bucar ; Chapter 8: The Future of Political Theology: From Crisis to Pluralism, Robin Lovin ; Chapter 9: Doing Political Theology Today, David Novak ; Chapter 10: Augustinian Christian Republican Citizenship, Charles Mathewes ; Chapter 11: Islamic Political Theologies and International Relations, Jocelyne Cesari ; Index
Responsibility: edited by Michael Jon Kessler.


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How often do we talk about religion's enormous impact on politics without ever stopping to ponder the insights and challenges of political theology? Thanks to Michael Kessler's extraordinary Read more...

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