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Politics, Religion and Political Theology
The Inevitable Entanglement of Religion and Politics. Torah v. Back Matter Pages About this book Introduction This new volume gives discursive shape to several key facets of the relationship among politics, theology and religious thought. Powerfully relevant to a wealth of further academic disciplines including history, law and the humanities, it sharpens the contours of our understanding in a live and evolving field.
By augmenting this broader analysis with a selection of authoritative papers focusing on the prominent sub-field of political theology, the anthology offsets a startling academic lacuna. Editors and affiliations. About the editors Allen Speight Ph. He teaches religious studies and philosophy of religion at Boston University where he also serves as director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies.
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In , Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran closed a speech at the United Nations with a call for the "mighty Lord" to " hasten the emergence " of Imam Mahdi, a direct descendent of the Prophet Muhammad. Shia Islam holds that the Mahdi, as the redeemer of Islam, will return from hiding to rid the world of injustice. The debate reached a boil in May The president also indirectly accused senior clerics of economic corruption, further upsetting the Iranian clergy and shining a rare spotlight on the increasingly tenuous relationship between politics and faith in post-revolution Iran. While some would date the birth of political Islam to the life of the prophet, political and religious disagreements that have arisen since the Islamic Revolution of have their roots in the evolution of the contemporary Iranian state.
This Code includes four sections:. The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty.
Religion as political instrument: The case of Japan and South Africa. Religion can be an effective instrument in politics. This has been a phenomenon all over the ages and different political contexts. Politicians utilise religion in order to gain political goals. This paper wants to investigate the reasons why religion is such an effective instrument within politics. The investigation is as much a historical investigation as it is descriptive.
As a contested term, globalization has many definitions, each worthy of merit. Nonetheless, the relationship between globalization and religion is one with new possibilities and furthering challenges. However, this essay cannot provide a comprehensive overview of religion and globalization, as the terrain is too vast.