The Borders of Baptism: Identities, Allegiances, and the Church

The Borders of Baptism: Identities, Allegiances, and the Church

by Michael L. Budde

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610971355
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 08/28/2011
Series: Theopolitical Visions
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 195
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michael L. Budde is Professor of Political Science and Catholic Studies at DePaul University, where he is also Senior Research Scholar in the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology. He is the author of numerous books on ecclesiology and society, including Christianity Incorporated.

Table of Contents

Part I Introductory Concepts on Ecclesial Solidarity

1 Ad Extra: Ecclesial Solidarity and Other Allegiances 3

2 Ad Intra: Ecclesial Solidarity and World Christianity 24

Part II Examining the Hard Cases through an Ecclesial Lens

3 Global Identity: How Not to Proceed 45

4 National Identity: Family, Nation, and Discipleship 67

5 Border Crossings: Immigration through an Ecclesiological Lens 77

6 Mapping the Maps: A Christian Guide to Christian Guides to Politics 90

7 Race to Divide: The Limits and Hopes of Ecclesial Formation 107

8 Whose Communion? Globalization, Solidarity, and Communion 128

9 Which Rationality? Corporate Practices and the Church 139

10 Treason and Allegiance: Martyrs, Anti-Martyrs, and the Gospel 162

11 The Borders of Baptism: Formation and the Custodians of Death 180

Bibliography 189

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