The Blackwell Companion to Political Theology

The Blackwell Companion to Political Theology

Editor(s): Peter Scott, William T. Cavanaugh

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631223429

Online ISBN: 9780470997048

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997048

About this Book

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.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Traditioned Resources: Scripture, Traditions, Liturgy

  2. Part II: Political Theologies: Survey

  3. Part III: Constructive Political Theology

  4. Part IV: Structures and Movements

  5. Part V: Perspectives

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