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Christianity and Power Politics Today

Christian Realism and Contemporary Political Dilemmas

  • Editors
  • Eric Patterson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Ernest W. Lefever
    Pages 73-82
  3. Peter Augustine Lawler
    Pages 137-152
  4. Daniel Edward Young
    Pages 153-166
  5. Eric Patterson
    Pages 167-183
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 185-187

About this book


This volume aims to reconstruct and debate a contemporary Christian realist framework, while also applying such a perspective to the issues of contemporary politics such as the Bush Doctrine, the laws of war, democracy and democratization, U.S. participation in international institutions, and apocalyptic terrorism.


Christianity democracy democratization morality politics

About the authors

ERIC PATTERSON is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Vanguard University, USA. 

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