Carl Schmitt and the true German origins of political theology

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“Sovereign is he who decides on the exception.” Thus opens the book that is said to have given birth to political theology—Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology, published in German in 1922.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe New Polis
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sep 2018

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Carl Schmitt and the true German origins of political theology. / Cole, Jonathan.

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