By John E. Senior
Power, cash, unending festival. A zero-sum video game. Politics as traditional. merely the hearty or craven desire observe. The political actors have overlooked the politics of a typical good.
A Theology of Political Vocation takes up the query of public existence accurately the place so much discussions finish. Proving that ethical ambiguity doesn't exclude ethical chance, writer John Senior crafts a theology of political vocation now not chuffed just by theologies of sin and style and philosophical theories of strength. For Senior, political theology strikes past simply staking a declare inside a public dialog, a movement that prizes discursive abilities and goals at consensus bearing on shared norms and values. Political theology needs to supply an account of a political vocation.
Senior connects political deliberation to ethical judgment, explores use and final result of energy, analyzes political clash and festival, and limns the ethics of negotiation and compromise. In mild of this richer realizing of political vocation, Senior develops theological assets acceptable to various ecologies—ordinary voters, political activists, and elected officials. A Theology of Political Vocation indicates how Christian politicians can paintings faithfully in the ethical ambiguity of political lifestyles to orient their paintings- and certainly, their very selves- towards the typical good.
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