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Trump and Political Theology

Unmaking Truth and Democracy

Jack David Eller

GCRR Press

2020

Pages: 298

DOI: 10.33929/GCRRPress.TrumpandPoliticalTheology

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Politics

Religion

Theology

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Abstract

For millennia, a fundamental question of culture and law has been the relationship between religion and ruler, or more recently between church and state. Although the term “political theology” was not always known, the question remained and was answered in various ways: theocracy, the divine right of kings, the mandate of heaven, the rule of jurists, and so forth. Almost a century ago, Carl Schmitt r