Christianity, Democracy, and the Shadow of Constantine Hardback
Edited by George E. Demacopoulos, Aristotle Papanikolaou
Part of the Orthodox Christianity and Contemporary Thought series
Winner of the 2017 Alpha Sigma Nu AwardThe collapse of communism in eastern Europe has forced traditionally Eastern Orthodox countries to consider the relationship between Christianity and liberal democracy.
Contributors examine the influence of Constantinianism in both the post-communist Orthodox world and in Western political theology.
Constructive theological essays feature Catholic and Protestant theologians reflecting on the relationship between Christianity and democracy, as well as Orthodox theologians reflecting on their tradition's relationship to liberal democracy.
The essays explore prospects of a distinctively Christian politics in a post-communist, post-Constantinian age.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Fordham University Press
- Publication Date: 01/11/2016
- Category: Philosophy of religion
- ISBN: 9780823274192