By Pak Nung Wong
Qualifying post-Westphalian sovereign statehood as a ‘power’ as argued for in Hendrik Berkhoff’s political theology, this booklet addresses the decades-long theological-spiritual debate among Christian realism and Christian pacifism in U.S. overseas coverage and international Christian circles. It methods the talk via delving into the pacifist Anabaptist political theology and delineates empirically how sovereign statehood in post-colonial Africa and Asia has fallen into the arms of the satan devil, as a ‘fallen energy’ within the Foucaultian phrases of energy constructions, strategies and episteme. whereas the publication bargains intervention schemes and techniques, it holds that Christian statecraft is still the resource of desire to successfully deal with a few severe worldwide matters. by way of extension, the e-book is hence a call for participation to ignite debates at the suitability of Christian statecraft and the nexus among spirituality and global politics, making it particularly attention-grabbing for students and scholars within the fields of foreign Politics, Politics of Asian and African States, Post-colonial reviews and Political Theology.
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