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of a liberation theology and those who seek a way to nurture civil society in general. At face value Barth seems to be an unlikely presence despite his being widely regarded as one of the fathers of contemporary political theology. The situation in life that confronted Barth was a world away from

In: International Journal of Public Theology
In Political Theology and International Law, John D. Haskell offers an account of the intellectual debates surrounding the term ‘political theology’ in academic literature concerning international law. Beneath these differences is a shared tradition, or genre, within the literature that reinforces particular styles of characterising and engaging predicaments in global politics. The text develops an argument toward another way of thinking about what political theology might offer international law scholarship—a politics of truth.

and relevant meant speaking of governance and meaning in the tongue of a “post-secular” world order. 3 In academic circles related to international law and political philosophy, the term “political theology” came to signal the dialogue around this sentiment. The return of religion to sophisticated

In: Brill Research Perspectives in International Legal Theory and Practice

and relevant meant speaking of governance and meaning in the tongue of a “post-secular” world order. 3 In academic circles related to international law and political philosophy, the term “political theology” came to signal the dialogue around this sentiment. The return of religion to sophisticated

In: Political Theology and International Law

concepts, and his “political theology of the mortal god” was an attempt to formulate a political theological reason that could think through the paradox of sovereignty. Th is attempt founders on his inadequate understanding of the theological concept of time as eschatological. Refl ecting on his failure

In: KronoScope

Leviathan is ‘political theology’ in a new sense, like no other political theology before and during the age of Reform (except perhaps Spinoza’s, though it is different in goals and effects). So Hobbes often repeats that the nature of God is “incomprehensibilis” from the philosophical point of view, that

In: Hobbes Studies

still find inspirational reflections of their beliefs, obligations and of the ruler’s grandeur. 56 To us it is clear that the door imagery in the dome’s lower half makes the traditional symbolism of Wisdom’s house a vehicle of political theology, expressing a mystical concept of Ivan iv ’s

In: Russian History
Should students of Tudor political thought be interested in a feisty Swiss republican who hardly set foot outside his home canton of Zurich, and a Florentine aristocrat who spent just five years of his career in England? This book presents the case for including two leading lights of the Schola Tigurina—Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli—among the chief architects of the protestant religious and political settlement constructed under Edward VI and consolidated under Elizabeth I. Through study of selected texts of their political theology, this book explores crucial intellectual links between England and Zurich which came to exert a significant influence on the institutions of the Tudor church and commonwealth.

into two main categories, namely political theology and ecclesiology. The first category is concerned with the theological relationship between the ‘Kingdom of God’ and the ‘World,’ or in other words, between the spheres of politics and religion, which also finds its expression in the relationship

In: Journal of Religion in Europe

[German Version] The term political theology has had various meanings throughout its history, reflecting the relationship of a society’s religious system to its political system (see also state and religion). Of course this relationship is intended to make the political actions of Christians a

In: Religion Past and Present Online