The Resource Christ, history and apocalyptic : the politics of Christian mission, Nathan R. Kerr., (ebook)

Christ, history and apocalyptic : the politics of Christian mission, Nathan R. Kerr., (ebook)

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Christ, history and apocalyptic : the politics of Christian mission
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Christ, history and apocalyptic
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the politics of Christian mission
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Nathan R. Kerr.
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eng
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This book offers a comprehensive reflection on what it means that Christians claim that Jesus is Lord by engaging in a defense of Christian apocalyptic as the criterion for evaluating the truth of history and of history's relation to the transcendent political reality that theology calls the Kingdom of God. The heart of this work comprises an original genealogical analysis of twentieth-century theological encounters with the modern historicist problematic through a series of critical engagements with the work of Ernst Troeltsch, Karl Barth, Stanley Hauerwas, and John Howard Yoder. Bringing these thinkers into conversation at key points with the work of Walter Benjamin, Carl Schmitt, John Milbank, and Michel de Certeau, among others, this genealogy analyzes and exposes the ideologically Constantinian assumptions shared by both modern liberal and contemporary post-liberal accounts of Christian politics and mission. On the basis of a rereading of John Howard Yoder's place within this genealogy, the author outlines an alternative apocalyptic historicism, which conceives the work of Christian politics as a mode of subversive, missionary encounter between church and world. The result is a profoundly original vision of history that at once calls for and is empowered by a Christian apocalyptic politics, in which the ideologically reductionist concerns for political effectiveness and productivity are surpassed by way of a missionary praxis of subversion and liberation rooted in liturgy and doxology
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Kerr, Nathan R
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  • Christianity and politics
  • History
  • Church and the world
  • Mission of the church
  • Jesus Christ
  • Troeltsch, Ernst
  • Barth, Karl
  • Hauerwas, Stanley
  • Yoder, John Howard
  • Electronic books
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Christ, history and apocalyptic : the politics of Christian mission, Nathan R. Kerr., (ebook)
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9781621890478
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MWT12324416
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Christ, history and apocalyptic : the politics of Christian mission, Nathan R. Kerr., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781621890478
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12324416
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12324416
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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