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The transfiguration of politics / Paul Lehmann.


1st ed.. New York : Harper and Row, [1975] .
ISBN 0060652292, 9780060652296

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Subjects Christianisme et politique.
Christianity and politics.
Christliche Ethik.
Politik.
Description xv, 366 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1975]
Notes Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-355).
Contents -- Part 4. The transfiguration of politics -- 10. The biblical and the human meaning of politics -- A. Biblical politics and an incarnational hermeneutics -- B. The correspondence between the biblical and the human meaning of politics -- C. The parabolic and kairotic significance of revolutions as signs of transfiguration -- D. The story by which revolutions are saved -- 11. A revision of political priorities -- A. Freedom is the presupposition and the condition of order: order is not the presupposition and the condition of freedom -- B. Justice is the foundation and the criterion of law: law is not the foundation and criterion of justice -- C. The apocalyptic significance of violence -- D. The transfiguration of revolution -- E. Revolution and resurrection.
Part 1. Revolution, humanization, and story -- 1. Revolution and humanization -- 2. Revolution, humanization, and the Messianic story -- Part 2. A politics of confrontation -- 3. The darkness of the gospel -- 4. Jesus, Marx, and the establishment: the power of weakness and the weakness of power -- 5. The exercise of power and the refusal of power -- A. Exposing the disestablishment of the establishment: submission -- Romans 13:1-10 -- B. Unmasking power by truth: silence -- John18:33-40; 19:1-16 -- Part 3. A politics of transfiguration -- 6. Transfiguration and politics -- 7. The transfiguration of Jesus as a political paradigm: Matthew 17:1-8 -- A. Jesus transfigured: breaking in and breaking up the establishment -- B. Moses and Elijah: transfiguration motifs -- C. The voice from the cloud: political messianism or messianic politics -- 8. Revolution as transfiguration -- 9. A typology of current revelations -- A. From Marx to Mao and Ho Chi Minh -- B. From Fidel and Che Guevara to Camilo Torres and Nestor Paz Zamora -- C. From Frantz Fanon to Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and the black panther party
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1055389
(OCoLC)ocm01055389
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WorldCat Identities Lehmann, Paul Louis, 1906-1994.
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