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Title The politics to come : power, modernity and the messianic / edited by Arthur Bradley and Paul Fletcher
Published London ; New York : Continuum, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 225 pages)
Series Continuum studies in religion and political culture
Continuum studies in religion and political culture.
Contents Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: The Politics to Come: A History of Futurity; Part One: Promises; Part Two: Genealogies; Part Three: Futures; Bibliography; Index
Summary This title considers the meaning of liberal democratic modernity at a moment when its future has never been less certain. "The Politics to Come" brings together an international collection of thinkers to consider the meaning of liberal democratic modernity at a moment when its future has never been less certain. It examines the explosive threats the liberal order confronts today: financial meltdown, religious extremism, environmental catastrophe. Yet, it also seeks to place these - singularly modern - crises within a much longer history. For the contributors to this collection, it is
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-220) and index
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Subject Messiah.
Philosophy, Modern.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Religion and politics.
Form Electronic book
Author Bradley, Arthur.
Fletcher, Paul, 1965-2008.
ISBN 1441196625 (electronic bk.)
9781441196620 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover)
(hardcover)