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God and Globalization: Volume 2: The Spirit and the Modern Authorities / Edition 1

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Overview

Globalization is a reality in today's world, and with it comes the universalization of the influence of certain Powers and Authorities. These Authorities—Education, Law, Medicine, Technology—distance people from, and sometimes override the duties of, familial and religious connections and have generated new spheres of loyalty and practice that are touchstones for modern life as a whole.

The contributors claim that the Authorities of modernity depend upon spiritual themes and insights. However, they note, these authorities lack a conscious moral rudder because they are not only ignorant of their roots, but because they have often repudiated them, leaving these professions morally and spiritually vacuous. The essayists claim that theological and ethical resources—Christian in root, public in character, and universal in implication—can re-engage these Authorities and offer them guidance.

Contributors to the volume include: Richard Osmer (Princeton Theological Seminary); John Witte, Jr. (Emory University); Allen Verhey (Hope College); Ronald Cole-Turbaner (Pittsburgh Theological Seminary); Jürgen Moltmann (University of Tübingen); and Peter Paris (Princeton Theological Seminary). Max L. Stackhouse is the Stephen Colwell Professor of Christian Ethics at Princeton Theological Seminary and is the author of Christian Social Ethics in a Global Era. Don S. Browning teaches at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago and is the author of Religious Thought and the Modern Psychologies: A Critical Conversation in the Theology of Culture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780567007056
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 3/15/2009
  • Series: Theology for the 21st Century Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Max L. Stackhouse is Rimmer and Ruth de Vries Professor of Reformed Theology and Public Life Emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary and coordinating editor of the God and Globalization series.

Don S. Browning teaches at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction
The Teaching Ministry in a Multicultural World - Richard Osmer
The Spirit of the Laws, the Laws of the Spirit: Religion and Human Rights in a New Global Era - John Witte, Jr.
The Spirit of God and the Spirit of Medicine: The Church, Globalization, and a Mission of Health Care - Allen Verhey
Science, Technology, and the Mission of Theology in a New Century - Ronald Cole-Turner
The Destruction and Healing of the Earth: Ecology and Theology - Jurgen Moltmann
Moral Exemplars in Global Community - Peter J. Paris
Selected Bibliography
Index
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