The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality / Edition 1

The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality / Edition 1

by Arthur Holder
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405102470

ISBN-13: 9781405102476

Pub. Date: 01/02/2006

Publisher: Wiley

The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality is a comprehensive single-volume introduction to Christian spirituality, and represents the most significant recent developments in the field.

  • Offers a thoroughly interdisciplinary, broadly ecumenical, and representative overview of the most significant recent developments in the field

Overview

The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality is a comprehensive single-volume introduction to Christian spirituality, and represents the most significant recent developments in the field.

  • Offers a thoroughly interdisciplinary, broadly ecumenical, and representative overview of the most significant recent developments in the field
  • Comprises essays combining rigorous academic scholarship with accessible and elegant writing
  • Reflects an understanding of the field as the study of the lived experience of Christian faith and discipleship
  • Provides material on biblical, historical, and theological foundations, along with treatment of contemporary issues

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405102476
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/02/2006
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.46(d)

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: Arthur Holder (Graduate Theological Union).

Part I: What is Christian Spirituality?.

1 Approaches to the Study of Christian Spirituality: Sandra M. Schneiders (Graduate Theological Union).

Part II: Scripture and Christian Spirituality.

2 The Old Testament in Christian Spirituality: Barbara Green (Graduate Theological Union).

3 The New Testament in Christian Spirituality: Bonnie Thurston (ordained minister).

Part III: Christian Spirituality in History.

4 Christian Spirituality during the Roman Empire (100–600): Columba Stewart (Saint John’s School of Theology).

5 Christian Spirituality in Byzantium and the East (600–1700): John A. McGuckin (Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University).

6 Christian Spirituality in the Medieval West (600–1450): Ulrike Wiethaus (Wake Forest University).

7 European Reformations of Christian Spirituality (1450–1700): Jill Raitt (Univeristy of Missouri-Columbia).

8 Christian Spirituality in Europe and North America since 1700: Diana Butler Bass (Virginia Theological Seminary) and Joseph Stewart-Sicking (Virginia Theological Seminary).

9 Christian Spirituality in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Oceania: Richard Fox Young (Princeton Theological Seminary).

Part IV: Theology and Christian Spirituality.

10 Trinitarian Perspectives on Christian Spirituality: Mark A. McIntosh (Loyola University of Chicago).

11 Christology in Christian Spirituality: William Thompson-Uberuaga (Duquesne University).

12 The Holy Spirit in Christian Spirituality: Robert Davis Hughes III (University of the South, Sewanee).

13 Christian Spirituality and the Theology of the Human Person: Philip Endean (University of Oxford).

14 The Church as Context for Christian Spirituality: David Lonsdale (University of London).

15 Sacramentality and Christian Spirituality: Ann Loades (University of Durham).

16 Christian Spirituality and Theological Ethics: William C. Spohn (University of Santa Clara).

Part V: Interdisciplinary Dialogue Partners for the Study of Christian Spirituality.

17 Social Sciences; John A. Coleman (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles)18 Personality Sciences: Janet K. Ruffing (Fordham University).

19 Natural Sciences: Robert John Russell (Graduate Theological Union).

20 Aesthetics: Alejandro García-Rivera (Graduate Theological Union).

21 Feminist Studies: Amy Hollywood (University of Chicago Divinity School).

22 Ritual Studies: Susan J. White (Texas Christian University).

23 Theology of Religions : Michael Barnes (University of London).

Part VI: Special Topics in Contemporary Christian Spirituality.

24 Experience: David Hay (University of Aberdeen).

25 Mysticism: David B. Perrin (Saint Paul University).

26 Interpretation: Philip F. Sheldrake (University of Durham).

27 Nature: Douglas Burton-Christie (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles).

28 Practice: Elizabeth Liebert (San Francisco Theological Seminary).

29 Liberation: Michael Battle (Duke University).

30 Interfaith Encounter: Kwok Pui-lan (Episcopal Divinity School).

Index

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