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New Issue: 13.1 Released


The editors of Political Theology are pleased to announce that the latest issue is now available on the web. Issue 13.1 (January 2012) features a guest editorial by Gerald J. Beyer of St Joseph’s University, Philadelphia who looks at the connections between today’s Occupy Wall Street movement and Poland’s Solidarity trade union movement of the early 1980s, and points to what this new activist turn on issues of social justice could signal for American political life.

The editorial and the reviews section are – as always – open access. The issue also carries articles by Andrew Brower Latz, Thomas A. James, Joseph Ballan, Kristen Tobey and Patrik Hagman. The full table of contents appears below:


Table of Contents

Guest Editorial: Solidarity and Occupy Wall Street: A Tale of Two Movements

Gerald John Beyer



Andrew Shanks’ Civil Theology

Andrew Brower Latz


Responsibility Ethics and  Postliberalism: Rereading H. Richard Niebuhr’s The Meaning of Revelation

Thomas A. James


The Prophethood of Work and the Gospels of The Souls of Black Folk

Joseph Ballan


Have We Made Ourselves Inaccessible? Plowshares Disarmament Activists’ Rhetoric of Marginality

Kristen Tobey


To Travel in One Place: Openings for a New Asceticims in the Theology of Stanley Hauerwas

Patrik Hagman


Book Reviews

Graham Ward, The Politics of Discipleship

David Halliday McIlroy


Huebner and York, eds, The Gift of Difference: Radical Orthodoxy, Radical Reformation

Katharine Sarah Moody


John Howard Yoder, The War of the Lamb: The Ethics of Nonviolence and Peacemaking

Jordan Daniel Wood


Peter J. Leithart, Defending Constantine: The Twilight of an Empire and the Dawn of Christendom

Jason Fout


Daniel Bell, Just War as Christian Discipleship: Recentering the Tradition in the Church rather than the State.

Jeremy S Stirm


James P. Bailey, Rethinking Poverty: Income, Assets, and the Catholic Social Justice Tradition

Elizabeth Collier


Thomas L. Pangle, The Theological Basis of Liberal Modernity in Montesquieu’s Spirit of the Laws

David Halliday McIlroy


Giorgio Agamben, et al.  Democracy in What State?

Michael Paul Jimenez


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