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New World, New Politics, New Labour: third way revisionism and prophetic political theology.

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2002
<mark>Journal</mark>Political Theology
Issue2
Volume3
Number of pages21
Pages157-177
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

Tony Blair's vision of a ‘third way’ political programme is formative of New Labour's second term revisionism, claiming to transcend traditional left-right distinctions and embody the principles of ‘equal worth’, ‘opportunity for all’, ‘responsibility’ and ‘community’. Drawing upon a variety of sources, Anthony Giddens among them, the following material sketches the lineaments of the ‘third way’ agenda Having identified its political aspirations and principal theoretical components, the article suggests a number of areas representing potentially fruitful points of contact for further theological reflection.