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Politics
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The term “politics” may be defined as the practical engagement in the formation of political structure (polity) by the use of political means (power) in order to accomplish political ends (purposes) by coordinated political actions (policies). Such engagement is necessary if a society is to survi…

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Stackhouse, Max L., “Politics”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_P.116>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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