Theopolitical Imagination (BOK)

Williams T Cavanaugh

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A critique of modern Western civilization, including contemporary concerns of consumerism, capitalism, globalization, and poverty, from the perspective of a believing Catholic.
Responding to Enlightenment and Postmodernist views of the social and economic realities of our time, Cavanaugh engages with contemporary concerns--consumerism, late capitalism, globalization, poverty--in a way reminiscent of Rowan Williams (Lost Icons), Nicholas Boyle (Who Are We Now?) and Michel de Certeau. "Consumption of the Eucharist," he argues, "consumes one into the narrative of the pilgrim City of God, whose reach extends beyond the global to embrace all times and places." He develops the theme of the Eucharist as the basis for Christian resistance to the violent disciplines of state, civil society and globalization.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2003 Forfatter Williams T Cavanaugh
Bloomsbury Academic T&T Clark
ISBN 9780567088772
Antall sider 130 Dimensjoner 13,1cm x 20,2cm x 1,1cm
Vekt 160 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd