Synopses & Reviews
Political Theologies in Shakespeare's England
offers a defining reinterpretation of English political thought in the aftermath of the Reformation. Debora Kuller Shuger focuses not on the tension between Crown and Parliament but on the relation of the sacred to the state. The book examines Measure for Measure
, for the issues at the heart of this play also shape the deep structure of English politics in the aftermath of the Reformation.
About the Author
Debora Kuller Shuger is Professor of English, UCLA.
Table of Contents
Introduction * The Rebel Codpiece and the State * Political Theology * The Throne of God: Absolutism, Equity, and Christian Justice * The King of Souls