Democracy and the

Title

Democracy and the "Kingdom of God"

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ISBN

978-94-011-1638-1

Publication Date

1993

Publisher

Springer

City

Dordrecht

Disciplines

Philosophy

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Table of Contents

Preface.

A Dangerous and/or Useful Kingdom?

Is there a Concept of the Kingdom of God?

The Development of the Concept of a Kingdom of God in the Old Testament.

Is an Apolitical Kingdom of God Possible? V. The Vicissitudes of Theocracy in Israel.

New Testament Conceptualization of Messianic Fulfilment.

Is an Alternative Messianic Scenario Conceivable?

Did Jesus make a Major Mistake?

The Dialectics of Christian Interpretation.

Hermeneutical Circle, or circulus vitiosus?

Political Milestones: Three Romes, Three Reichs, Three Kingdoms, and a `'Holy Roman Empire'

Catholic Political Theology: the `Two Cities' and `Two Swords', and Beyond.

How Visible can a `City of God' be?

Protestant Political Theology' Beyond the `Two Kingdoms' and the `Two Regiments'.

Does Hegelian Political Theology have a Future?

The Emergence of the Secular Kingdom of God.

Secularization - a Boon to Mankind?

Religious Experience, Chosenness, and Political Expression.

Does Democracy need Redefinition?

The Dialectics of Democracy.

Democracy and the Kingdom of God.

Are Church and State `Mutually Conducive'.

World Federalism and Ecumenical Christianity.

Conclusion.

Bibliography.

Concordance of Names and Subjects.

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