The Mighty and the Almighty Paperback

An Essay in Political Theology

by Nicholas Wolterstorff;


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The Mighty and the Almighty

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For a century or more political theology has been in decline. Recent years, however, have seen increasing interest not only in how church and state should be related, but in the relation between divine authority and political authority, and in what religion has to say about the limits of state authority and the grounds of political obedience. In this book, Nicholas Wolterstorff addresses this whole complex of issues. He takes account of traditional answers to these questions, but on every point stakes out new positions. Wolterstorff offers a fresh theological defense of liberal democracy, argues that the traditional doctrine of 'two rules' should be rejected and offers a fresh exegesis of Romans 13; the canonical biblical passage for the tradition of Christian political theology. This book provides useful discussion for scholars and students of political theology, law and religion, philosophy of religion and social ethics.

The Mighty and the Almighty by Nicholas Wolterstorff was published by Cambridge University Press in February 2014. The ISBN for The Mighty and the Almighty is 9781107673809.

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Page last updated 16th February 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (February 2014)
Weight260g
Number of Pages190
Thickness10 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9781107673809
ISBN-101107673801
Product Code4274003
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