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The Art Of Political Theology – Finding The Right Definition And The Proper Set Of Questions (Jonathan Cole)

As I near completion of my doctoral study in political theology, I find myself reflecting on the difficulty of defining my area of inquiry. Many doctoral students dread the incessant, yet inevitable, question: “what’s you’re PhD on?” I am fortunate in that my thesis is tightly defined and readily explicable, […]

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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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