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“The disavowal of Constantine in age of global capital.”

Dula, Peter
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) Paper presented at the Restoration for Victims of Crime Conference. Australian Institute of Criminology and Victims Referral and Assistance Service. Melbourne

One of the chief charges against the dominant form of the Church by John Howard Yoder, among others, is Constantinianism – the failure of the Church following its collaboration with the state. Dula asserts, however, that this charge against the Church may need to be updated due to global capitalization and the concomitant reduction in significance of the nation-state. His argument examines globalization, proposals for a global civil society, and new options for non-constantinianism in emerging realities of politics and capitalism.


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