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THEOCRACY. A species of government which claims to be immediately directed by God.
     2. La religion qui, dans l'antiquite, s'associa souvent au despotisms, pour regner. par son bras ou a son ombrage, a quelquefois tents de regner seule. Clest ce qu'elle appelait le regne de Dieu, la thiocratie. Matter, De l'influence des Moeurs sur les lois, et de l'influence dos Lois sur les moeurs, 189. Religion, which in former times, frequently associated itself with despotism, to reign, by its power, or under its shadow, has sometimes attempted to reign alone, and this she has called the reign of God, theocracy.

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Anderson, Chosen Nations: Scripture, Theopolitics, and the Project of National Identity (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2012).
The problem itself however is originary: its elements are distinctively crystallized across various prophetic traditions but, as set forth in Brown's first lecture, are internal to theopolitics and so civilization itself.
According to Homer, Scamander's support for Troy was a matter of simple theopolitics.
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