Christ and Culture / Edition 1

Christ and Culture / Edition 1

by Graham Ward
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405121408

ISBN-13: 9781405121408

Pub. Date: 11/18/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Leading theologian Graham Ward presents a stimulating series of reflections on Christ and contemporary culture.

  • Takes as its starting point Niebuhr’s famous volume on ‘Christ and Culture’ published in the 1970s
  • Explores representations of Christ from sources as diverse as the New Testament and twentieth-century

Overview

Leading theologian Graham Ward presents a stimulating series of reflections on Christ and contemporary culture.

  • Takes as its starting point Niebuhr’s famous volume on ‘Christ and Culture’ published in the 1970s
  • Explores representations of Christ from sources as diverse as the New Testament and twentieth-century continental philosophy
  • Considers Christ and culture in the light of contemporary categories such as the body, gender, desire, politics and the sublime
  • Develops an original and imaginative Christology rooted in Scriptural exegesis and concerned with today’s cultural issues
  • The author has been described as ‘the most visionary theologian of his generation’.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405121408
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/18/2005
Series:
Challenges in Contemporary Theology Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction 1

Part One THE ECONOMY OF RESPONSE 27

1 Christology and Mimesis 29

2 The Schizoid Christ 60

3 The Body of the Church and its Erotic Politics 92

Part Two ENGENDERING CHRIST 111

4 Redemption: Between Reception and Response 113

5 Divinity and Sexual Difference 129

6 The Politics of Christ's Circumcision (and the Mystery of all Flesh) 159

Part Three THE LIVING CHRIST: ECONOMIES OF REDEMPTION 181

7 Allegoria Amoris: A Christian Ethics 183

8 Spiritual Exercises: A Christian Pedagogy 219

9 Suffering and Incarnation: A Christian Politics 248

Index 267

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