European Journal of Political Theory 19 (4):465-488 (2020)

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Ben Jones
Pennsylvania State University
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Why do thinkers hostile or agnostic toward Christianity find in its apocalyptic doctrines—often seen as bizarre—appealing tools for interpreting politics? This article tackles that puzzle. First, i...
Keywords apocalyptic thought  Christian eschatology  crisis  feasibility  Friedrich Engels  ideal theory  revelation  secularization  Thomas Müntzer  utopia
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