Notes on Contributors Preface Part I. Where was God? Jewish and Christian Theology in the Shadow of Auschwitz 1. From Holocaust Theology to a Jewish Theology of Liberation: On the Theo-Politics of Jewish Empowerment - Marc H. Ellis, Baylor University, USA 2. Christian Responses to the Holocaust: Political Theology in Europe - Vincent Lloyd, Villanova University, USA 3. Political Theology and the Theologies of Liberation - Ruben Rosario Rodriguez, Saint Louis University, USA Part II. Scriptures and Traditions: Critical Retrieval of Historical Sources 4. The Cup Does Not Run Over: Political Theology in the Hebrew Bible- Serge Frolov, Southern Methodist University, USA 5. Political Theology and the New Testament - Neil Elliott, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities and Metropolitan State University in Minneapolis, USA 6. Quranic Political Theology: God's Law, Jews and the Politics of Friendship - Joshua A. Sabih, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 7. Augustine's Impact on Political Theory - Michael Lamb, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, UK 8. Thomas Becket: A Case Study in Medieval Church-State Relations - Michael Staunton 9. The Political Praxis of Bartolome de Las Casas - Luis N. Rivera-Pagan, Princeton Theological Seminary, USA 10. The Political and Legal Legacy of the Sixteenth-Century Reformations - John Witte, Jr. Emory University, USA Part III. An Appraisal of Contemporary Political Theologies 11. Theology After the Death of God - Brian D. Robinette, Boston College, USA 12. Karl Barth and the Barmen Declaration - Amy Marga, Luther Seminary, USA 13. Bonhoeffer in Latin American Liberationist Christianity and Theology - Raimundo C. Barreto, Jr. Princeton Theological Seminary, USA 14. Jurgen Moltmann and the New Political Theology - Scott Paeth, DePaul University, USA 15. Social Ethics, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Political Theology - Gary Dorrien, Columbia University, USA 16. Gustavo Gutierrez and Latin American Liberation Theology - Michael E. Lee, Fordham University, USA 17. James H. Cone and Black Liberation Theology - Eboni Marshall Turman, Duke Divinity School, USA 18. Latina Feminist and Mujerista Theologies as Political Theologies? - Neomi De Anda, University of Dayton, USA 19. Feminist Theologies - Rachel Sophia Baard, Villanova University, USA 20. The Exodus and Some Possibilities of Jewish Political Thought - Geoffrey D. Claussen, Elon University, USA, and Emily A. Filler, Earlham College, USA 21. The Political Theology of Catholic Social Teaching - M.T. Davila, Andover Theological School, USA 22. Orthodox Christianity and Political Theology: Thinking Beyond Empire - Nathaniel Wood, Fordham University, USA and Aristotle Papanikolaou, Fordham University, USA Part IV. Constructive Horizons in Political Theology 23. The Politics of the Espiritu: Ethic as Recognition-Assemblage-Decolonial Healing - Oscar Garcia-Johnson, Fuller Theological Seminary, USA 24. Christian Humanism, redivivus - Luke Bretherton, Duke Divinity School, USS 25. The Obstinate Legacy of Race and Colonialism - Uzma Jamil, McGill University, Canada 26. The Third City: Radical Orthodoxy's (Emphatically) Complex Political Theology - Nicholas Krause, Christ Church Waco, USA and Jonathan Tran, Baylor University, USA 27. Liberating Barth? From a Theological Critique of Idolatry To a Political Critique of Ideology - Derek Alan Woodard-Lehman, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, USA 28. New Directions in Protestant Social Ethics - Emily Dumler-Winckler, Saint Louis University, USA 29. Lex Natura: A New Way Into a Liturgical Political Theology - Claudio Carvalhaes, McCormick Theological Seminary, USA 30. Slavoj Zizek: Christianity, the Death of God, and Enjoying Hopelessness - Silas Morgan, United Theological Seminary, USA 31. State(s) of Exception: The United States, the State of Israel, and the Legacy of Chosenness - Robert O. Smith, University of Notre Dame, USA 32. Praying to the O/other-Rethinking Ecclesiology in the Context of Increasing Islamophobia - Gyrid Kristine Gunnes, Southern Methodist University, USA 33. Social Trinitarianism through Iconic Participation - Jessica Wai-Fong Wong, Azusa Pacific University, USA Part V. The Future of Political Theologies 34. Toward an Islamic Theology of World Religions: From Polemics to a Critical Theology of Self and Other - Vincent Cornell, Emory University, USA 35. Political Theologies in a Post-Christian World - Hille Haker, Loyola University Chicago, USA 36. Everybody Hates the Prophet: Failure and the Good Society in Jewish Political Theology - Laurie Zoloth, Northwestern University, USA Index
Provides a more inclusive and expansive definition of "political theology" by looking at the rich historical resources within each of the Abrahamic traditions that facilitate discussion of the interface between the theological and the political spheres.
Ruben Rosario Rodriguez is Professor of Theological Studies and Director of the Mev Puleo Program in Latin American Politics, Theology, and Culture at Saint Louis University, USA.