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Why Exactly Does Political Theology Need To Become A “Real Discipline”? – A Response To Jonathan Cole (Edwin Bacon)

The following is a lengthy response to Jonathan Coles’ article entitled “Christian Political Theology Needs To Grow Up And Become A Real Discipline” published on Oct. 5. Jonathan Cole’s recent post argued that Christian political theology needs to grow up and become a real discipline. Reading Cole’s arguments elicited from me delighted […]

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Christian Political Theology Needs To Grow Up And Become A Real Discipline (Jonathan Cole)

Contemporary Christian political theology presents a rather confusing picture. A cacophony of voices offers conflicting accounts of what the Bible says about politics and what a normative Christian attitude towards politics ought to look like. Many of these accounts infer or perform eisegesis on Scriptural warrants for any number of […]

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Political Theology Needs Its Own “Pivot To Asia” (Kwok Pui-Lan)

This essay first appeared as part of an announcement for the print journal Political Theology in July, 2016.  It is reprinted here because of its timeliness.  The original posting can be found here. When scholars discuss modern political theology, they usually refer to Carl Schmitt’s book Political Theology as the founding […]

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Advocates march in October 1917, displaying placards containing the signatures of more than one million New York women demanding the vote.

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Occluded Resources For Political Theology – Leveraging Gender, Sexuality, and Biblical Studies (Erin Runions)

The following is the second of a pair of roundtable commentaries on the state of political theology today.  The first by Ted Smith was published by PTT on September 16, 2016.  These commentaries originated as contributions to a panel discussion at the American Academy of Religion in Atlanta in November […]

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