Religion And Political Thought / Edition 1

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Overview

This book provides an essential resource for studies in religion and politics. It is divided into three parts, beginning with an introduction outlining the contemporary relevance of reviewing the relationship between the two subject areas; a brief history of the interactions between religion and politics that have pertained both in East and the West, and the key concepts that relate these two fields. The second section comprises a selection of classic readings. This title is ideal for students of both religion and politics and general readers who are interested in the topics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826480064
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/30/2006
  • Edition description: ANN
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 306
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Hoelzl is Lecturer in Philosophy of Religion at the University of Manchester, UK.

Graham Ward is Professor of Contextual Theology and Ethics at the University of Manchester, UK.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

General Introduction

Section I: The Division of Christ's political body

 

1. Augustine

    Introduction

    Excerpt from City of God

 

2. Aquinas

    Introduction

    Excerpt from De Regno

 

3. Dante

    Introduction

    Excerpt from De Monarchia

 

4. Luther

    Introduction

    Excerpts from Address to the German Noblemen &

                             On the Misuse of Secular Power&

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