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Peter Iver Kaufman explores how various Christian leaders throughout history have used forms of "political theology" to merge the romance of conquest and empire with hopes for political and religious redemption. His discussion covers such figures as Constantine, Augustine, Charlemagne, Pope Gregory VII, Dante, Zwingli, Calvin, and Cromwell.
Princeton University Press
church-state relationship, faith, politics, political theology
Jepson School of Leadership Studies
History | Leadership Studies
Kaufman, Peter Iver. Redeeming Politics. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990.