Christianity and Contemporary Politics: The Conditions and Possibilities of Faithful Witness

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John Wiley & Sons, 13 сент. 2011 г. - Всего страниц: 272
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Congratulations to Luke Bretherton on winning the 2013Michael Ramsey Prize for Theological Writing for Christianityand Contemporary Politics!

Relations between religious and political spheres continue tostir passionate debates on both sides of the Atlantic. Through acombination of theological reflection and empirical case studies,Bretherton succeeds in offering timely and invaluable insights intothese crucial issues facing 21st centurysocieties. 

  • Explores the relationship between Christianity and contemporarypolitics through case studies of faith-based organizations,Christian political activism and welfare provision in the West;these case studies assess initiatives including communityorganizing, fair trade, and the sanctuary movement
    Offers an insightful, informative account of how Christians canengage politically in a multi-faith, liberal democracy
  • Integrates debates in political theology withinter-disciplinary analysis of policy and practice regardingreligious social, political and economic engagement in the USA, UK,and continental Europe
  • Reveals how Christians can help prevent the subversion of thechurch – and even of politics itself – by legal,bureaucratic, and market mechanisms, rather than advocatingwithdrawal or assimilation
  • Engages with the intricacies of contemporary politics whilstintegrating systematic and historical theological reflection onpolitical and economic life
 

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Preface
1945
FaithBased Organizations and the Emerging
1977
Public Reason
1990
Saeculum
30
Politics without Piety Is Pitiless Piety without
41
National
28
Global
58
Conclusion Toward a Politics of Hospitality and
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Local
2
Bibliography
8
Index
2003
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Luke Bretherton is Senior Lecturer in Theology and Politics, and Convener of the Faith and Public Policy Forum at King’s College London. He has worked with a variety of faith-based NGOs, missions, and churches in several national and international contexts. He is the author of Hospitality as Holiness: Christian Witness Amid Moral Diversity (2006) and Reviews Editor for the journal Political Theology.

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