(Solved) What Is Two Kingdom Theology?

Jesus arrived in Jerusalem to be crucified. His arrival was marked by triumphant entry and cheering from the people. Luke 19:28-40; Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11) 🙈 When the Pharisees failed to persuade the crowds from proclaiming such things, they changed strategies and tried to force Jesus to say something that would place him and his kingdom in conflict with the authority of Rome 😉 In a series of three public interrogations the religious leaders of the Jews asked Jesus about his authority, the relation of his kingdom to civil government, and the relation of his kingdom to the family. [1]
Is it possible for Christians to participate as individuals or in a collective way through the church institution? In North America, the dominant view is that of a transformationalist. The transformationalist end-goal is the same whether one sympathizes with the conservative right or the had progressive left: Christians should play an active role in transforming all of society to better reflect Christ’s sacrificial love and kingship over all creation. Christians can be seen as co-heirs and co-redeemers with Christ. This paper explains an alternative framework for Christian cultural engagement—the Two Kingdoms doctrine, which rejects the transformationalist’s mono-kingdom conception of Christ’s reign and the notion of Christians as co-redeemers. Jean Morales (Khulna, Bangladesh) amended the above on April 14, 2020. [2]
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The researchers reported the following:, the Two Kingdoms Doctrine originates in Martin Luther’s 1518 tract, “Two Kinds of Righteousness,” though before that it has resonance with Augustine’s City of God, which had influenced Christian church-state relations in the West for a millennium. Luther’s 1518 tract outlines a central idea of Lutheran teaching: there are two types of righteousness. Luther meant civil righteousness as people who, through the power of reason, are able to refrain from murdering, stealing, and lying. The amount of civil righteousness does not equal the spiritual righteousness. That is, right-acting in a way that can earn salvation. The essentially sinful nature that man has is not erased by perfect civil righteousness. It takes only spiritual righteousness to do so, which can be found in faith in Christ. No amount of civil righteousness can save you. Faith in Christ is the only way to save yourself from any felonious sin. [3]
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Augustine, bishop of Hippo and great church father, was able to write his City of God in the aftermath of Rome’s sacking by the pagan pagans. Jerome, another celebrated church father, had collapsed in despair: “What is to become of the church now that Rome has fallen?” No doubt as a patriot, Augustine felt the same wound, but as a Christian pastor he greeted the event as a providential opportunity: God had brought the mission field to the missionaries. The question was whether there were many “missionaries” left in an empire that had weakened the faith precisely to the extent that it had had fused it with civil religion. [4]