Democracy and the “Kingdom of God” by H.P. Kainz

By H.P. Kainz

I. a deadly and/or necessary state? ............ five II. Is There an idea of the dominion of God? . . . . .. . nine III. the improvement of the idea that of a state of God within the previous testomony ................... 15 IV. Is an Apolitical country of God attainable? ....... 21 V. The Vicissitudes of Theocracy in Israel ........... 27 VI. New testomony Conceptualization of Messianic achievement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 37 . . . . . . . . VII. Is another Messianic state of affairs plausible? ................... . . . . . . .. . . forty three . VIII. Did Jesus make a big Mistake? ............. fifty one IX. The Dialectics of Christian Interpretation . . . . . .. . . fifty nine X. Hermeneutical Circle, or circulus vitiosus? ........ sixty seven XI. Political Milestones: 3 Romes, 3 Reichs, 3 Kingdoms, and a "Holy Roman ." seventy three E mplre ................................. . viii XII. Catholic Political Theology: The "Two towns" and "Two Swords," and past. . . . . . . . . .. . . eighty three . XIII. How noticeable can a "City of God" be? ......... one zero one XIV. Protestant Political Theology: past the "Two Kingdoms" and the "Two Regiments" . . . . .. . . 109 XV. Does Hegelian Political Theology have a destiny? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 119 . . . . . . . . . XVI. The Emergence of the Secular state of God ..................................... a hundred twenty five XVII. Secularization-a Boon to Mankind? ......... 137 XVIII. non secular event, Chosenness, and Political Expression ....................... one hundred forty five XIX. Does Democracy desire Redefinition? .......... 157 XX. The Dialectics of Democracy ................. 169 XXI. Democracy and the dominion of God . . . . . . .. . . 183 XXII. Are Church and kingdom "Mutually Conducive"? .. 195 XXIII. global Federalism and Ecumenical Christianity 205 end . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 221 . . . . . . . . . . BIBLIOGRAPHY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 225 . . . . . . .

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167. 61 Sam. 1-4. 30 DEMOCRACY AND THE "KINGDOM OF GOD" A major challenge to the viability of this application of the theocratic ideal was encountered by the Israelites with the intrusion of a world-class imperial force into Canaan-the Philistines, highly organized and equipped with the latest developments in military technology. The Philistines aimed a blow directly at the heart of Yahwism by capturing the Ark of the Covenant from the shrine at Shiloh, killing the priests in charge, and destroying Shiloh.

It occurs to me that a religious group persecuted and oppressed by a political state but not revolting, would clearly be existing in an apolitical fashion. TURNER: Possibly forced into that mode of existence temporarily. But with a tremendous risk attached. For example, it is arguable that if Judas Maccabeus had not revolted, the Jewish identity would have endured irreversible assimilation, and the Judaism that we know as a religious-ethnic tradition in continuity with the past would not exist at present.

CRANSTON: But even scientists are interested in possibilities; and the consideration of alternative possibilities, even of possibilities that never took place, is important in the development of scientific theories. So also, it seems to me, the notion of a kingdom of God, which in Christianity has been conditioned and concretized by the fact of the crucifixion, might have a wider, more important meaning that has been lost track of through this concretization. I referred earlier to Augustine. Augustine, in raising the question about "what might have happened" if Adam and Eve hadn't disobeyed the divine command, helps set the stage for his very influential theory about just what the specific effects of that disobedience in our world are.

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