The Resource Christianity and politics : a brief guide to the history, C.C. Pecknold., (ebook)

Christianity and politics : a brief guide to the history, C.C. Pecknold., (ebook)

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Christianity and politics : a brief guide to the history
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Christianity and politics
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a brief guide to the history
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C.C. Pecknold.
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eng
Summary
It is not simply for rhetorical flourish that politicians so regularly invoke God's blessings on the country. It is because the relatively new form of power we call the nation-state arose out of a Western political imagination steeped in Christianity. In this brief guide to the history of Christianity and politics, Pecknold shows how early Christianity reshaped the Western political imagination with its new theological claims about eschatological time, participation, and communion with God and neighbor. The ancient view of the Church as the mystical body of Christ is singled out in particular as the author traces shifts in its use and meaning throughout the early, medieval, and modern periods-shifts in how we understand the nature of the person, community and the moral conscience that would give birth to a new relationship between Christianity and politics. While we have many accounts of this narrative from either political or ecclesiastical history, we have few that avoid the artificial separation of the two. This book fills that gap and presents a readable, concise, and thought-provoking introduction to what is at stake in the contentious relationship between Christianity and politics
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Midwest
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Pecknold, C. C
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261.7
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Cascade companions
Series volume
12
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  • Christians
  • Christianity and politics
  • Church and state
  • Citizenship
  • Church work
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Christianity and politics : a brief guide to the history, C.C. Pecknold., (ebook)
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9781621892205
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Christianity and politics : a brief guide to the history, C.C. Pecknold., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781621892205
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12318906
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12318906
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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