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
  • Comprises

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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

Introduction1
1Approaches to the study of Christian spirituality15
2The Old Testament in Christian spirituality37
3The New Testament in Christian spirituality55
4Christian spirituality during the Roman Empire (100-600)73
5Christian spirituality in Byzantium and the East (600-1700)90
6Christian spirituality in the Medieval West (600-1450)106
7European reformations of Christian spirituality (1450-1700)122
8Christian spirituality in Europe and North America since 1700139
9Christian spirituality in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Oceania156
10Trinitarian perspectives on Christian spirituality177
11Christology in Christian spirituality190
12The holy spirit in Christian spirituality207
13Christian spirituality and the theology of the human person223
14The church as context for Christian spirituality239
15Sacramentality and Christian spirituality254
16Christian spirituality and theological ethics269
17Social sciences289
18Personality sciences308
19Natural sciences325
20Aesthetics345
21Feminist studies363
22Ritual studies387
23Theology of religions401
24Experience419
25Mysticism442
26Interpretation459
27Nature478
28Practice496
29Liberation515
30Interfaith encounter532

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