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Published: 09 December 2020

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780190942366

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Divine Democracy

Political Theology after Carl Schmitt

Miguel Vatter

  • Offers a genealogy of political theology in the 20th century
  • Combines a discussion of political theology with basic concepts in contemporary democracy, including representation, human rights, constitutionalism, and public reason
  • Considers the question of whether and how political theology is democratic
  • Offers an in-depth account of the hypothesis that secular political and legal concepts derive from theological ones