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By Steven M. Studebaker

 This ebook argues that Christians have a stake within the sustainability and good fortune of center cultural values of the West quite often and the USA specifically. Steven M. Studebaker considers Western and American decline from a theological and, particularly, Pentecostal viewpoint. the amount proposes and develops a Pentecostal political theology that may be used to handle and reframe Christian political identification within the United States. 
Studebaker asserts that American Christians are at the moment now not safely engaged in combating America’s decline or halting the shifts in its middle values. the matter, he indicates, is that American Christianity not just supplies little suggestion to the kingdom of the state past a handful of ethical matters like abortion, yet its well known political theologies lead Christians to think about themselves extra as extraterrestrial beings than as electorate. This booklet posits that the proposed Pentecostal political theology could  help American Christians view themselves as electorate and higher realize their stake within the renewal in their country. the root of this proposed political theology is a pneumatological narrative of renewal—a biblical narrative of the Spirit that starts with construction, proceeds via Incarnation and Pentecost, and culminates within the new production and eternal nation of God. This narrative presents the root for a political theology that speaks to the problems of Christian political id and encourages Christian political participation.   

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