skip to content
An Eerdmans reader in contemporary political theology Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

An Eerdmans reader in contemporary political theology

Author: William T Cavanaugh; Jeffrey W Bailey; Craig Hovey
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William T Cavanaugh; Jeffrey W Bailey; Craig Hovey
ISBN: 9780802864406 0802864406
OCLC Number: 733546791
Description: xxiv, 812 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Reading the Bible politically. Introduction / Walter Brueggemann --
The foundation and form of liberation exegesis / Christopher Rowland --
Reading the Bible politically / Richard Bauckham --
Loitering with intent : biblical texts in public places / R.S. Sugirtharajah --
Latin American readings of the Bible : experiences, challenges, and its practice / Néstor O. Míguez --
Some reflections on a Dalit reading of the Bible / A. Maria Arul Raja --
The song of Mary (Luke 1:46-55) / Ernesto Cardenal --
II. Liturgy and politics. Introduction / Bernd Wannenwetsch --
Liturgy the basis of social regeneration / Virgil Michel --
Worship in a secular age / Alexander Schmemann --
Elements for the design of a eucharist (a reinterpretive essay) / Rafael Avila --
Liturgy and modernity / Catherine Pickstock --
III. Kingdom come. Introduction / Peter Manley Scott --
The kingdom of God / Walter Rauschenbusch --
Option for the poor / Gustavo Gutiérrez --
The central position of the reign of God in liberation theology / Jon Sobrino --
IV. America and the church. Introduction / Eric Gregory --
Augustine's political realism / Reinhold Niebuhr --
E pluribus unum : the American consensus / John Courtney Murray --
The grace of doing nothing / H. Richard Niebuhr --
Must we do nothing? / Reinhold Niebuhr --
The only way into the kingdom of God / H. Richard Niebuhr --
V. In the shadow of Auschwitz. Introduction / George Hunsinger --
Political theology / Carl Schmitt --
State and church / Dietrich Bonhoeffer --
Church and state / Karl Barth --
Theology in the new paradigm : political theology / Johann Baptist Metz --
Fatherhood, power, and barbarism : feminist challenges to authoritarian religion / Dorothee Sölle --
VI. Confronting the powers. Introduction / Ched Myers --
We are un-American : we are Catholics / Dorothy Day --
Violence and the lamb slain : an interview with René Girard / Brian McDonald --
Identifying the powers / Walter Wink --
Part VII. Gender and race. Introduction / Emilie M. Townes --
The new earth : socioeconomic redemption from sexism / Rosemary Radford Ruether --
Conference statement from the 1987 Asian Women's Theology Consultation --
The color of feminism : or speaking the Black woman's tongue / Delores S. Williams --
Mujerista theology : a challenge to traditional theology / Ada María Isasi-Díaz --
Looking back, going forward : Black theology as public theology / James H. Cone --
The prospects of Foucault's analysis : linking race, religion, and modern sovereignty / J. Kameron Carter. VIII. Postcolonial challenges. Introduction / Joerg Rieger --
Without forgiveness there really is no future / Desmond Tutu --
Postmodern illusions and the challenges of African theology : the ecclesial tactics of resistance / Emmanuel M. Katongole --
Messiah and Minjung : discerning messianic politics over against political messianism / Kim Yong-Bock --
Towards a Christian Dalit theology / Arvind P. Nirmal --
Wilderness Tokyo / Kosuke Koyama --
The theological implications of the current situation in the Holy Land : from the point of view of a Christian Palestinian / Rafiq Khoury --
Toward a post-colonial feminist interpretation of the Bible / Musa W. Dube --
Theology and social theory / Kwok Pui-lan --
Spirit and liberation : achieving postcolonial theology in the United States / Mark Lewis Taylor --
IX. Church-based politics. Introduction / Nicholas Adams --
Sacrament as social process : Christ the transformer of culture / John Howard Yoder --
The politics of the church : how we lay bricks and make disciples / Stanley Hauerwas --
The last of the last : theology, authority, and democracy / John Milbank --
X. Christendom reconsidered. Introduction / Graham Ward --
Government as judgment / Oliver O'Donovan --
Politics and the soul : a reading of the City of God / Rowan Williams --
XI. After 9/11. Introduction / Jean Bethke Elshtain --
Infinite justice, injustice without end / Elsa Tamez --
Moral clarity in a time of war / George Weigel --
War and statecraft : an exchange / Rowan Williams and George Weigel.
Responsibility: edited by William T. Cavanaugh, Jeffrey W. Bailey & Craig Hovey.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"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 Read more...

User-contributed reviews


Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

User lists with this item (7)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.