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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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We call this the theopolitics of recognition, and argue that it is a distinctive and powerful means of encountering the other, in which self-other relations are always triangulated through individualized relationships to the divine.
Anderson, Chosen Nations: Scripture, Theopolitics, and the Project of National Identity (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2012).
According to Homer, Scamander's support for Troy was a matter of simple theopolitics. Fine, but a touch dull.
Revelation and theopolitics; Barth, Rosenzweig, and the politics of praise.
The "God talk" and "theopolitics" that characterized the 2004 election campaign were particularly brutal.
with introduction by George Schwab (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1985), xxvi, 36; Christofer Frey, "The Biblical Tradition in the Perspective of Political Theology and Political Ethics," in Politics and Theopolitics in the Bible and Post-Biblical Literature, ed.
(72.) See Novack, "The Theopolitics of Abraham Joshua
Whitman's grand poetic project was a new theopoetics of public life and Conway's work and writing reimagined the theopolitics of his day.
Tim Winter, "America as a Jihad State: Middle Eastern Perceptions of Modern American Theopolitics," pp.