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An Eerdmans Reader in Contemporary Political Theology
PAPERBACK; Published: 11/18/2011
ISBN: 978-0-8028-6440-6
Price: $ 50.00
836 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 6 x 9
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An Eerdmans Reader in Contemporary Political Theology gathers some of the most significant and influential writings in political theology from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Given that the locus of Christianity is undeniably shifting to the global South, this volume uniquely integrates key voices from Africa, Asia, and Latin America with central texts from Europe and North America on such major subjects as church and state, gender and race, and Christendom and postcolonialism.Carefully selected, thematically arranged, and expertly introduced, these forty-nine essential readings constitute an ideal primary-source introduction to contemporary political theology - a profoundly relevant resource for globally engaged citizens, students, and scholars.

Read a blog post by Cavanaugh about the book on EerdWord.

CONTRIBUTOR S:
Nicholas Adams
Rafael Avila
Karl Barth
Richard Bauckham
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Walter Brueggemann
Ernesto Cardenal
J. Kameron Carter
James H. Cone
Dorothy Day
Musa W. Dube
Jean Bethke Elshtain
Eric Gregory
Gustavo Gutiérrez
Stanley Hauerwas
George Hunsinger
Ada María Isasi-Diaz
Emmanuel M. Katongole
Rafiq Khoury
Kosuke Koyama
Brian McDonald
Johann Baptist Metzv
Virgil Michel
Néstor O. Miguez
John Milbank
John Courtney Murray
Ched Myers
H. Richard Niebuhr
Reinhold Niebuhr
Arvind P. Nirmal
Oliver O'Donovan
Catherine Pickstock
Kwok Pui-lan
A. Maria Arul Raja
Walter Rauschenbusch
Joerg Rieger
Christopher Rowland
Rosemary Radford Ruether
Alexander Schmemann
Carl Schmitt
Peter Manley Scott
Jon Sobrino
Dorothee Solle
R. S. Sugirtharajah
Elsa Tamez
Mark Lewis Taylor
Emilie M. Townes
Desmond Tutu
Bernd Wannenwetsch
Graham Ward
George Weigel
Delores S. Williams
Rowan Williams
Walter Wink
John Howard Yoder
Kim Yong-Bock
REVIEWS
Religious Studies Review
"Expertly designed for classroom use, this volume offers a splendid overview of contemporary political theology. . . . For a course on political theology or as an introduction to the current state of the field, there is no finer work than this one."
Journal of Church and State
"A gift to professors because the editors have assembled such a good collection of essays in a single volume. . . . The combination of classic essays and the inclusion of key voices from the Global south make this book useful as a reader for classes both at the undergraduate and graduate levels."
Regent's Reviews
"A worthwhile book. . . . A very useful resource."
Journal of Reformed Theology
"The focus is contemporary rather than historical, it is comprehensive rather than specialized, but most of all, it is the occasion to get acquainted with political theology as a broad movement which is not confined to Europe and North America. All in all, then, it certainly deserves its place in my shelf — but most of all in the classroom."

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