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Evangelicals and Empire: Christian Alternatives to the Political Status Quo

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This groundbreaking collection considers empire from a global perspective, exploring the role of evangelicals in political, social, and economic engagement at a time when empire is alternately denounced and embraced. It brings noted thinkers from a range of evangelical perspectives together to engage the most explosive and discussed theorists of empire in the first decade ...more
Paperback, 326 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Brazos Press
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Brandy
Nov 08, 2008 Brandy rated it really liked it
A fascinating book.
I've been lucky enough to take classes from Michael Hardt before, and have read both "Empire" and "Multitude" and consider myself a Christian (and, in a VERY loose term, an evangelical), so it was a treat to be able to read such a text.

Overall, I would have to say I agreed with Hardt and Negri in their assessment of the collection of essays in the afterword:

- I think the project is an important one. Considering the sheer numbers of evangelicals in the world (not to mention t
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Dr. Benson has been a visiting scholar at the New School and a guest lecturer in philosophy of religion at Union Theological Seminary. He is currently the chair of the philosophy department at Wheaton College (IL).
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