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  1. says:

    This sourcebook is divided into five parts The Patristic Age Late Antiuity and Germanic Kingship The Integration of Aristotle Spiritual Polities and Dominum and Renaissance and reformation At the risk of sounding Hegelian purely accidental we see the O’Donovans guiding us through the struggles each age had to face in integrating b

  2. says:

    Didn't read every collection But intros are incredibly helpful and excerpts are prudently chosen

  3. says:

    Fantastic insight and read for any ministry major or theologian seeking insight into political theology or to deepen or broaden their horizons and viewpoints

  4. says:

    What a fantastic sourcebook The introductions to each section are brilliant

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    Just finished intro to section on the Patristic age in which the author outlines the different factors that influenced early Christian attempts to express a theology of politics1 Life pre and post Constintine2 Importance of the issue of military service3 Difference in East and West branches of the church and Empire Monarchist tradition in East Republican tradition in West4 Different pastoral situation addressed eg defending against false c

  6. says:

    This is a really great book a friend of mine gave me It's simply a collection of excerpts from christian writers from the ea

  7. says:

    What a rich and provocative selection All in all not the most flattering portrait of church history the compromise with power and violence has been the most consistent note in the tradition of Christian political thought But the tools are certainly here to construct a just godly and Biblical model of society; they just need to be carefully sifted through cleaned off and sharpened

  8. says:

    The best book of its kind in the English language

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Provides a coherent overview of the development of Christian political thought The editors have collected readings from the works of over sixty five authors together with introductory essays that give historical details about each thinker and discuss how eac Fantastic insight and read for any ministry major or theologian seeking insight into political theology or to deepen or broaden their horizons and viewpoints

summary From Irenaeus to Grotius A Sourcebook in Christian Political Thought 100 1625

From Irenaeus to Grotius A Sourcebook in Christian Political Thought 100 1625

A reference to Grotius eBook #9734 tool that provides an overview of the history of Christian political thought with selections from second century to the seventeenth centuryFrom the second century to the seventeenth from Irenaeus to Grotius this uniue reader

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H has contributed to the tradition of Christian political From Irenaeus PDFEPUBthought Complete with important Greek and Latin texts available here in English for the first time this volume will be a primary resource for readers from a wide range of interests Just finished intro to section on the Patristic age in which the author outlines the different factors that influenced early Christian attempts to express a theology of politics1 Life pre and post Constintine2 Importance of the issue of military service3 Difference in East and West branches of the church and Empire Monarchist tradition in East Republican tradition in West4 Different pastoral situation addressed eg defending against false charges of anti social nature of church compared to issues of dealing wih heresy and the role if any played by the empoper in such dealingsChapter 1 The Patristc AgeJustin Martyr apologist the religious authority of the word of God blends with the philosophical authority of the truth to provide a basis for the functioning of society and a criterion for the reasonable