Timothy jackson here argues that agapic love of god and neighbor is the perilously neglected civil virtue of our time and that it must be considered even before justice and liberty in structuring political principles and policies jackson then explores what political agape might look like when applied to such issues as the death penalty . Political agape christian love and liberal democracy emory university studies in law and religion timothy p jackson on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers what is the place of christian love in a pluralistic society dedicated to liberty and justice for all what would it mean to take both jesus christ and abraham lincoln seriously and attempt to translate love of god . Billed as the final volume of three works at the intersection of philosophy theology and politics timothy jacksons political agape steps into a nest of overlapping conundrums within both christian political theology and secular political theory his rather audacious aim is on the one hand to recapture for christians the priority of agape love as the central even foundational political . Political agape 2015 completes my trilogy on christian love agape begun with love disconsoled 1999 and continued with the priority of love 2003 the individual volumes stand on their own i trust but each has its distinctive tone and focilove disconsoled as the title suggests is largely deconstructive and soberingit celebrates jesus sacred heart but it basically seeks to . Get this from a library political agape christian love and liberal democracy timothy p jackson
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