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Luke Bretherton


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Luke Bretherton is an associate professor of Theological Ethics and a senior fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at the Duke Divinity School of Duke University. His primary research interests include theological ethics, Christian political thought, missiology and practices of social, political and economic witness. Bretherton previously lectured in theology and politics at King's College in London and was the convener of the Faith and Public Policy Forum. He has also worked with a variety of faith-based non-profit organizations, mission agencies, and churches around the world, particularly in Central and Eastern Europe. His most recent publication is Christianity and Contemporary Politics: The Conditions and Possibilities of Faithful Witness (2010); he is currently working on a book with the working title of Resurrecting Democracy: Faith, Citizenship and the Politics of a Common Life (forthcoming).
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