Christianity and the Disciplines: The Transformation of the University [NOOK Book]

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This volume will show how various intellectual disciplines (most found within the modern university) can learn from theology and philosophy in primarily methodological and substantitive terms. It will explore the possible ways in which current presuppositions and practices of the displine might be challenged. It will also indicate the possibilities of both a "Christian Culture" in relation to that discipline or the way in which that discipline might look within a real or ...
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Christianity and the Disciplines: The Transformation of the University

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Overview

This volume will show how various intellectual disciplines (most found within the modern university) can learn from theology and philosophy in primarily methodological and substantitive terms. It will explore the possible ways in which current presuppositions and practices of the displine might be challenged. It will also indicate the possibilities of both a "Christian Culture" in relation to that discipline or the way in which that discipline might look within a real or theoretical Christian university.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780567345899
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 11/2/2012
  • Series: Religion and the University
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 411 KB

Meet the Author


Mervyn Davies is Scholar-in-Residence at Sarum College, Salisbury, and honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Bristol University, UK.


Dr Oliver D. Crisp is Professor of Systematic Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, USA. He has authored Jonathan Edwards and the Metaphysics of Sin (Ashgate, 2005), Divinity and Humanity: Issues in the Incarnation (CUP, 2007), and co-edited Jonathan Edwards: Philosophical Theologian (Ashgate, 2003) with Paul Helm.

Dr Gavin D'Costa is Professor of Catholic Theology, University of Bristol, England.


Peter Hampson is Visiting Fellow at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, UK.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Rowan Williams\Contributors\Introduction: Theology
and the Disciplines: building a 'Christian culture' The Editors\'Newman's Challenge to the Contemporary University'
Mervyn Davies (Sarum College and Bristol University)\Part 1: Natural and Life Sciences\'Mathematics:
Breaking the Code of Creation' Michael Heller (University of Krakow)\'Christianity
and Physics' John Polkinghorne, KBE, FRS (Cambridge University)\'Biology in a
Christian University' Alister McGrath (University of London)\'Theology and Environmental
Sciences' Celia Deane-Drummond (University of Notre Dame)\'Christianity and the
Transformation of Medicine' Andrew Sloane (Morling College)\Part 2: Human and
Social Sciences\'Theology and Sociology' James Sweeney, CP (Heythrop College,
University of London)\'Theology and Psychology' Peter Hampson (Blackfriars,
Oxford University)\'Relational Spirituality,
Virtue, and Psychotherapy' Steven Sandage (Bethel University)\'Theology and
Legal Education' Julian Rivers (Bristol University)\'Politics and International
Relations' Nicholas Rengger (University of St Andrews)\'Orthodoxy and Heresy in
Departments of Economics' William Cavanaugh (DePaul University)\Part 3:
Humanities\'Theology and Literature - Reflections on Dante and Shakespeare' Robin
Kirkpatrick (Cambridge University) and Vittorio Montemaggi (University of Notre
Dame)\'English Literature in the University' Lucy Beckett (Ampleforth College)\'Philosophy,
Theology and Historical Knowledge' Fernando Cervantes (Bristol University)\'Theology
and Classics' Richard Finn, OP (Blackfriars, Oxford University)\'Liturgy, Music
and Theology in the English Choral Tradition' John Harper (Bangor University)\Index
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