The Editors

New Issue of Political Theology, 12.6

Essays

The editors of Political Theology are pleased to announce that the latest issue is now available on the web. Issue 12.6 (December 2011) carries a special section devoted to issues of migration and asylum, and features a guest editorial on ‘Migration as a Challenge for Theological Ethics’ by David Hollenbach, SJ, who holds the University Chair in Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College. This is followed by three related articles by Elena Namli, from Uppsala University, Sweden; Mark W. Potter, who is the Provincial Assistant for Social Ministries of the California Province of the Society of Jesus; and Anna F. Rowlands from the Margaret Beaufort Institute, University of Cambridge. The editorial and review open access. The full table of contents appears below:

The editors of Political Theology are pleased to announce that the latest issue is now available on the web.  Issue 12.6 (December 2011) carries a special section devoted to issues of migration and asylum, and features a guest editorial on ‘Migration as a Challenge for Theological Ethics’ by David Hollenbach, SJ, who holds the University Chair in Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College. This is followed by three related articles by Elena Namli, from Uppsala University, Sweden; Mark W. Potter, who is the Provincial Assistant for Social Ministries of the California Province of the Society of Jesus; and Anna F. Rowlands from the Margaret Beaufort Institute, University of Cambridge.  The editorial and review open access. The full table of contents appears below:

Guest Editorial
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Editorial: Migration as a Challenge for Theological Ethics (807-812)
David Hollenbach

Articles
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Identity and the Stranger: A Christological Critique of Refugee Politics (813-829)
Elena Namli

Solidarity as Spiritual Exercise: Accompanying Migrants at the US/Mexico Border (830-842)
Mark W. Potter

On the Temptations of Sovereignty: The Task of Catholic Social Teaching and the Challenge of UK Asylum Seeking (843-869)
Anna Frances Rowlands

The Wrong King: Apocalypse and Transformation (or Not) in the White House (870-893)
Ira Chernus

Adam Ferguson’s  Sermon in the Ersh Language : A Word from 2 Samuel on Martial Responsibility and Political Order (894-908)
Matthew B. Arbo

Book Reviews
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Jon A. Shields, The Democratic Virtues of the Christian Right.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. 216 pp. £21.95. ISBN
978-1- 4008-3010-7 (hbk). (909-913)
Jeffrey W. Bailey

Hamid Dabashi, Islamic Liberation Theology: Resisting the
Empire. New York: Routledge, 2008. 310 pp. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-415-77155-9
(pbk). (914-916)
Thom Stark

Stefan Skrimshire, Politics of Fear, Practices of Hope.
London: Continuum, 2008. viii + 221 pp. £65.00. ISBN 978-1-84706-075-4
(hbk). (917-919)
Ben Kautzer

Christopher Swift, Hospital Chaplaincy in the Twenty-first Century: The Crisis of Spiritual Care on the NHS. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009. 212 pp. £45.00. ISBN: 978-0-7546-6416-1 (hbk). (920-922)
Mia Hilborn

Steven H. Shiffrin, The Religious Left and Church-State Relations. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. 241 pp. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-691-14144-2 (hbk). (923-925)
Paul N. Markham

Peniel Rajkumar, Dalit Theology and Dalit Liberation:
Problems, Paradigms and Possibilities. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010. 206 pp.
£50.00. ISBN 978-0-7546-6513-7 (hbk). (926-927)
Tim Gorringe

Malcolm Brown, Tensions in Christian Ethics: An Introduction.
London: SPCK, 2010. xviii + 259 pp. £19.99. ISBN 0-281-05827-X (pbk).
(928-929)
Helen Stanton

Ahmed al-Dawoody, The Islamic Law of War: Justifications and
Regulations. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 338 pp. $90.00. ISBN
978-0-230-11160-8 (hbk). (930-932)
John Renard

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