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Author Fergusson, David.

Title Church, state and civil society / David Fergusson
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 213 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; CHAPTER ONE The politics of scripture; CHAPTER TWO Church and state: theological traditions; CHAPTER THREE Crises of liberalism; CHAPTER FOUR The theological case for toleration; CHAPTER FIVE Moral formation: the church's contribution; CHAPTER SIX Modern social theology: Barmen and Vatican II; CHAPTER SEVEN Church and nation; CHAPTER EIGHT In the twilight of establishment; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book revisits the tradition of Christian political theology and explores the relationship of the church to the state and civil institutions via the concept of civil society. It assesses the effect of the First Amendment in the USA and defends the case for continuing disestablishment in England and Scotland
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-208) and index
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Subject 880-01 Christianity and politics.
880-01 Sociγ̐ưetγ̐ưe civile.
Church and state.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511263635
0511265182 (electronic bk.)
0511265905 (electronic bk.)
9780511265181 (electronic bk.)
9780511265907 (electronic bk.)