The Fullness of Time in a Flat World: Globalization and the Liturgical Year

The Fullness of Time in a Flat World: Globalization and the Liturgical Year

by Scott Waalkes

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ISBN-13: 9781621890522
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Theopolitical Visions , #6
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 429,874
File size: 628 KB

About the Author

Scott Waalkes (PhD University of Virginia) is Professor of International Politics at Malone University in Canton, Ohio. He spent a year abroad as a Fulbright Scholar with his family in 2004-05.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xix

Chapter 1 From Flatness to the Fullness of Time 1

Chapter 2 Advent and the End of History 26

Chapter 3 Christmas and the Globalization of Finance 55

Chapter 4 Epiphany: Stewardship as Sacramental Participation 91

Chapter 5 The Sundays after Epiphany and the Globalization of Work 115

Chapter 6 Lent and Global Consumption: Re-Directing Sacramentality 147

Chapter 7 Holy Week and American Hegemony 178

Chapter 8 The Gospel of Easter and the Gospel of Free Trade 214

Chapter 9 From Easter to Ascension: Global Political Communion 247

Chapter 10 Pentecost, Catholicity, and Global Cultures 285

Conclusion 317

Appendix: A Brief Overview of the Liturgical Year 325

Bibliography 327

Index 353

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