Scripture and Its Interpretation ch 22: The Bible and Politics

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Greek for "revelation"; (1) a genre of Jewish and Christian literature filled with symbolism and visions intended to unveil unseen realities (e.g., heaven and its inhabitants) as well as historical realities (past, present, and future) in order to offer a critique of contemporary political arrangements in light of the coming kingdom of God; (2) a name for the last NT book (Revelation).
politicsThe organization of society and public affairs; concerns the nature and power of the state but also relates to a religious body and its operations.two-kingdoms theologyMartin Luther's understanding of the divinely intended separation between the political and the spiritual realms as the means of effecting the ordering of the world for human flourishing.