Essays In Theology Of Culture

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"These twenty-two essays, written from 1966 to the present, are loosely held together by the theme of "theology of culture," although for some it is a reach. They track Jenson's steady, albeit frequently eccentric, move toward a more culturally conservative and catholic (also Catholic) understanding of God's ways with the world. The essays are always lively and instructive, and almost always convincing. Warmly recommended." - First Things

"Here is evidence that serious theology is neither an esoteric nor a purely private undertaking. In learned,

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Overview

"These twenty-two essays, written from 1966 to the present, are loosely held together by the theme of "theology of culture," although for some it is a reach. They track Jenson's steady, albeit frequently eccentric, move toward a more culturally conservative and catholic (also Catholic) understanding of God's ways with the world. The essays are always lively and instructive, and almost always convincing. Warmly recommended." - First Things

"Here is evidence that serious theology is neither an esoteric nor a purely private undertaking. In learned, provocative, and innovative theological explorations of politics, education, and the arts, Robert Jenson discusses and exemplifies the calling of Christians to learn to love God with the mind." - Gilbert Meilaender

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802808882
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/1/1995
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 0.55 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Language and Time [1966] 1
God, Space, and Architecture [1967] 9
Eschatological Politics and Political Eschatology [1969] 16
On Becoming Man; Some Aspects [1970] 28
Violence as a Mode of Language [1971] 40
The Kingdom of America's God [1976] 50
Is There an Ordering Principle? [1978] 67
What Academic Difference Would the Gospel Make? [1979] 76
The Trinity of Truth [1979] 84
Faith and the Integrity of the Polity [1979] 95
The Doctrine of Justification and the Practice of Counseling [1981] 105
The Praying Animal [1983] 117
Toward a Christian Theory of the Public [1984] 132
Beauty [1986] 147
The Church and Mass Electronic Media [1987] 156
On the Renewing of the Mind: Reflections on the Calling of Christian Intellectuals [1988] 163
The Intellectual and the Church [1989] 175
Hope, the Gospel, and the Liberal Arts [1990] 180
Does God Have Time? [1991] 190
The Political Arts and Churchly Colleges [1992] 202
God, the Liberal Arts, and the Integrity of Texts [1992] 209
You Wonder Where the Body Went [1994] 216
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