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Book Preview – Wealth, Inequality, And The Theological Imagination (Elizabeth Hinson-Hasty)

Elizabeth Hinson-Hasty, The Problem of Wealth: A Christian Response to a Culture of Affluence. Maryknoll NY: Orbis Books, 2017.  256 pages.  Paperback.  ISBN 978-1-62698-238-3. Contemporary religious leaders, ethicists, economists, political scientists, and sociologists write a great deal about the problem of poverty and wealth inequalities in the US and worldwide.  You may […]

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Book Preview – The New Vibrant Political Theologies Of Christian Orthodoxy

Political Theologies in Orthodox Christianity. Common Challenges – Divergent Positions. Editors: Kristina Stoeckl, Ingeborg Gabriel, Aristotle Papanikolaou. Edinburgh: Bloomsbury – T&T Clark, 2017. ISBN 9780567674135.  320 pages.  Hardcover, e-book. Orthodox Christianity is often considered to be out-of-sync with contemporary society, locked up in a world of its own where Orthodox […]

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Book Preview – Cultivating A New Indian Political Theory (Aakash Singh Rathore)

Aakash Singh Rathore. Indian Political Theory: Laying the Groundwork for Svaraj.  Routledge, 2017. Increasingly influential and widespread critiques of the internationally dominant tradition of political theory – that is, Rawlsian liberalism – along with the advent of globalization, have led political theorists toward the view that political theory should not […]

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Book Preview – An Insurrectionist Manifesto (Clayton Crockett)

An Insurrectionist Manifesto: Four New Gospels for a Radical Politics.  Ward Blanton, Clayton Crockett, Jeffrey W. Robbins, and Noëlle Vahanian.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2016.  Hardcover, paperback, e-book.  224 pp.  ISBN-10: 0231176236. The following is a book preview by one of the authors.  The “manifesto” was written for Columbia […]

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Book Preview – Understanding The Rhetorical Forms of the Culture Wars (Cathleen Kaveny)

Cathleen Kaveeny.  Prophecy Without Contempt:  Religious Discourse in the Public Square.  Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2016.  Hardcover.  464 pp.  ISBN-10:0674495039. The following is a book preview by the author. In a nutshell, the thesis of my new book Prophecy Without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Square is that […]

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