New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2003. New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2003. Discusses the following desciplines: Aesthetics, Ethics, Gender, Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, Heideggerians, and Derrideans.
Written by a team of international experts, drawn from various traditions of political theology, this outstanding resource brings together 35 newly-commissioned essays in the field. * Demonstrates that Christian theology is inherently political and shows how theology impacts on present-day political issues. * Considers the interface of theology with political ideologies, including the contribution of theology to feminist, ecological, black and pacifist movements. * Assesses the contribution of the major political theologians and theological movements. * Explores the political aspects of Christian sources such as scripture and liturgy.
Contributors. Introduction. Part ITraditions, Liturgy:. 1. Scripture: Old Testament: Walter Brueggemann (Columbia Theological Seminary). 2. Scripture: New Testament: Christopher Rowland (Queen's College, Oxford). 3. Augustine: Jean Bethke Elshtain (University of Chicago). 4. Aquinas: Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt (Loyola College in Maryland). 5. The Reformation: Andrew Bradstock (United Reformed Church). 6. Liturgy: Bernd Wannenwetsch (Harris Manchester College). Part II: Political Theologies: Survey:. 7. Eastern Orthodox Thought: Michael Plekon (City University, New York). 8. Carl Schmitt: Michael Hollerich (University of St Thomas). 9. Karl Barth: Haddon Willmer (University of Leeds). 10. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Stanley Hauerwas (Duke Divinity School). 11. John Courtney Murray: Michael J. Baxter (University of Notre Dame). 12. William Temple: Alan M. Suggate (University of Durham). 13. Reinhold Niebuhr: William Werpehowski (Villanova University). 14. Feminist Theology, Southern: Kwok Pui-Lan (Epicopal Divinity School, Cambridge). 15. Feminist Theology, Northern: Elaine Graham (University of Manchester). 16. Jurgen Moltmann: Nicholas Adams (University of Edinburgh). 17. Johann Baptist Metz: J. Matthew Ashley (University of Notre Dame). 18. Political Theologies in Asia: Aloysius Pieris (Tulana Research Centre, Sri Lanka). 19. Black Political Theologies: M. Shawn Copeland (Marquette University). 20. Gustavo Gutierrez: Roberto S. Goizueta (Boston College). 21. Stanley Hauerwas: R.R. Reno (Creighton University). Part III: Constructive Political Theology:. 22. Trinity: Kathryn Tanner (University of Chicago). 23. Creation: Peter Scott (University of Manchester). 24. Christology: Raymund Schwager (Institute fur Systematiche Theologie, Austria). 25. Atonement: Timothy J. Gorringe (University of Exeter). 26. Spirit: Mark Lewis Taylor (Princeton Theological Seminary). 27. Church: William T. Cavanaugh (University of St Thomas). 28. Eschatology: Robert W. Jenson (Centre of Theological Inquiry, Princeton). Part IV: Structures And Movements:. 29. State And Civil Society: Daniel M. Bell, Jr. (Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary). 30. Democracy: John W. de Gruchy (University of Cape Town). 31. Critical Theory: Marsha Aileen Hewitt (Trinity College, Toronto). 32. Postmodernism: Catherine Pickstock (Emmanuel College, Cambridge). 33. Globalization: Peter Sedgwick (UK). Part V: Perspectives:. 34. The Islamic Quest For Sociopolitical Justice: Bustami Mohamed Khir (University of Birmingham). 35. Abrahamic Theo-Politics: A Jewish View: Peter Ochs (University of Virginia). Index of Names and Subjects. Index of Biblical References.