Politics, Order and History

Politics, Order and History

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This volume brings together critical review papers, many specially commissioned, on key themes and questions in the work of the political scientist, philosopher and religious thinker Eric Voegelin (1901-1985). Areas covered include: (1) Political science: 'Political Religions': manifestations in Nazi Germany and in contemporary European and North American nationalism; (2) International relations: the 'Cold War' in critical perspective; (3) Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle in the reading of Eric Voegelin: contemporary assessments; (4) Sociology: Correspondence of Voegelin and Alfred SchA¼tz; (5) New Testament studies and Christology: questions and developments for Voegelin's interpretations; (6) Old Testament studies: questions and developments from Voegelin's Israel and Revelation; (7) Historical sociology: Revelation and order in axial-age societies; (8) Philosophy of history: Voegelin and Toynbee in contrast; (9) Literary studies: Voegelin in contrast with contemporary literary theory; critical readings of Milton, Greek tragedy.Sinnett, M.W., a#39;Eric Voegelin and the Problem of Theological Paradox: A Critical Assessmenta#39; (PhD dissertation, Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1993). Srigley ... Der Nationalsozialismus als politische Religion (Bodenheim: Philo, 1997), pp.

Title:Politics, Order and History
Author:Stephen McKnight, Glenn Hughes, Geoffrey Price
Publisher:A&C Black - 2001-01-01


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