A thoughtfully provoking overview working at the intersection of religion and realpolitik. This book will quickly become a must-read for anyone who takes faith and international affairs seriously.
Chris Seiple, President, Institute for Global Engagement and Publisher of The Review of Faith & International Affairs
Wonderful grist for academicians and practitioners alike. This book of thoughtful essays by world-class authors advances the field of religion and foreign policy on a number of important fronts.
Douglas M. Johnston, President, International Center for Religion & Diplomacy and Author of Faith-Based Diplomacy: Trumping Realpolitik
This eminent group of scholars probes what international relations might look like if we took religion seriously. From issues concerning humanitarian intervention to advancing the Israel-Palestine peace process, God and Global Order provides the necessary tools to help policy makers better navigate the world of pervasive religion. This is a tonic for what ails the field of international affairs. --Allen Hertzke, author of Freeing God's Children: The Unlikely Alliance for Global Human Rights
About the Author
Jonathan Chaplin is Director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics, Tyndale House, Cambridge, U.K., and a member of the Divinity Faculty of Cambridge University. He is editor or co-editor of five books and author of Talking God: The Legitimacy of Religious Public Reasoning (2009).
Robert Joustra is on staff at the Canadian think-tank Cardus, where he was lead researcher on the project "Stained Glass Urbanism." He is a part-time lecturer in International Relations at Redeemer University College, Ancaster, Ontario, and regular contributor to the Cardus journal Comment.