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The Blackwell Companion to Political Theology / Edition 1

The Blackwell Companion to Political Theology / Edition 1

by Peter Scott
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405157445

ISBN-13: 9781405157445

Pub. Date: 10/17/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Written by a team of international experts, drawn from various traditions of political theology, this outstanding resource brings together 35 newly-commissioned essays in the field.

  • Demonstrates that Christian theology is inherently political and shows how theology impacts on present-day political issues.
  • Considers the

Overview

Written by a team of international experts, drawn from various traditions of political theology, this outstanding resource brings together 35 newly-commissioned essays in the field.

  • Demonstrates that Christian theology is inherently political and shows how theology impacts on present-day political issues.
  • Considers the interface of theology with political ideologies, including the contribution of theology to feminist, ecological, black and pacifist movements.
  • Assesses the contribution of the major political theologians and theological movements.
  • Explores the political aspects of Christian sources such as scripture and liturgy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405157445
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/17/2006
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
578
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Introduction.

Part I: Traditioned Resources: Scripture, Traditions, Liturgy:.

1. Scripture: Old Testament: Walter Brueggemann (Columbia Theological Seminary).

2. Scripture: New Testament: Christopher Rowland (Queen's College, Oxford).

3. Augustine: Jean Bethke Elshtain (University of Chicago).

4. Aquinas: Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt (Loyola College in Maryland).

5. The Reformation: Andrew Bradstock (United Reformed Church).

6. Liturgy: Bernd Wannenwetsch (Harris Manchester College).

Part II: Political Theologies: Survey:.

7. Eastern Orthodox Thought: Michael Plekon (City University, New York).

8. Carl Schmitt: Michael Hollerich (University of St Thomas).

9. Karl Barth: Haddon Willmer (University of Leeds).

10. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Stanley Hauerwas (Duke Divinity School).

11. John Courtney Murray: Michael J. Baxter (University of Notre Dame).

12. William Temple: Alan M. Suggate (University of Durham).

13. Reinhold Niebuhr: William Werpehowski (Villanova University).

14. Feminist Theology, Southern: Kwok Pui-Lan (Epicopal Divinity School, Cambridge).

15. Feminist Theology, Northern: Elaine Graham (University of Manchester).

16. Jürgen Moltmann: Nicholas Adams (University of Edinburgh).

17. Johann Baptist Metz: J. Matthew Ashley (University of Notre Dame).

18. Political Theologies in Asia: Aloysius Pieris (Tulana Research Centre, Sri Lanka).

19. Black Political Theologies: M. Shawn Copeland (Marquette University).

20. Gustavo Gutiérrez: Roberto S. Goizueta (Boston College).

21. Stanley Hauerwas: R.R. Reno (Creighton University).

Part III: Constructive Political Theology:.

22. Trinity: Kathryn Tanner (University of Chicago).

23. Creation: Peter Scott (University of Manchester).

24. Christology: Raymund Schwager (Institute fur Systematiche Theologie, Austria).

25. Atonement: Timothy J. Gorringe (University of Exeter).

26. Spirit: Mark Lewis Taylor (Princeton Theological Seminary).

27. Church: William T. Cavanaugh (University of St Thomas).

28. Eschatology: Robert W. Jenson (Centre of Theological Inquiry, Princeton).

Part IV: Structures And Movements:.

29. State And Civil Society: Daniel M. Bell, Jr. (Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary).

30. Democracy: John W. de Gruchy (University of Cape Town).

31. Critical Theory: Marsha Aileen Hewitt (Trinity College, Toronto).

32. Postmodernism: Catherine Pickstock (Emmanuel College, Cambridge).

33. Globalization: Peter Sedgwick (UK).

Part V: Perspectives:.

34. The Islamic Quest For Sociopolitical Justice: Bustami Mohamed Khir (University of Birmingham).

35. Abrahamic Theo-Politics: A Jewish View: Peter Ochs (University of Virginia).

Index of Names and Subjects.

Index of Biblical References.

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