Theology from the Belly of the Whale: A Frederick Herzog Reader

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The late Frederick Herzog never stopped reminding the church andtheology to listen to those who had been left out of their influentialranks. This reminder is the thread that holds together Herzog's work,which has been brought together here in a single volume for the firsttime.

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Overview

The late Frederick Herzog never stopped reminding the church andtheology to listen to those who had been left out of their influentialranks. This reminder is the thread that holds together Herzog's work,which has been brought together here in a single volume for the firsttime.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563382659
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 5/1/1999
  • Series: Frederick Herzog Reader Series
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Whaling Our Way into the Twenty-First Century 1
Pt. 1 The Making of a Liberation Theologian
1 Liberation Hymn 25
2 Perils of Ecumenicity? 27
3 The Personal Devotional Life: or, Chapel Is No Spiritual Beauty Parlor 30
4 Diakonia in Modern Times: Eighteenth-Twentieth Centuries 33
5 Black and White Together! 48
6 Let Us Still Praise Famous Men 54
7 God: Black or White! 58
8 The Political Gospel 73
9 Theology of Liberation 80
10 The Eating and the Glory 91
Pt. 2 Reshaping Theology from the Margins
11 Prayer 98
12 Selections from Liberation Theology 100
13 Theology at the Crossroads 122
14 Liberation Theology or Culture-Religion? 133
15 Liberation Theology in the South 146
16 On Liberating Liberation Theology 151
17 Letter to Gayraud S. Wilmore 169
18 Open Letter to Jurgen Moltmann 173
19 Death, Be Not Proud 177
Pt. 3 Transforming Theology and the Church: Constructive Proposals
20 Quo Vadis? 185
21 Power Dilemmas in the Church 188
22 Praxis Passionis Divini 204
23 God-Walk and Class Struggle 217
24 The End of Systematic Theology 224
25 Dogmatics in North America 236
26 Liberation Affirmation 252
27 Who Speaks for the Animals? 255
Pt. 4 Developing Alternative Visions for the Future
28 Prayer for Peace 263
29 Liberation and Process Theologies in the Church 265
30 Full Communion Training 275
31 Full Communion and the Eucharist: On the Meaning of the Eucharistic Prayer 289
32 Dual Citizens 293
33 Humankind with a Human Face 300
34 Las Casas: Conscience of the Postmodern World 306
35 Tradicion Comun Shaping Christian Theology: Mutualization in Theological Education 315
36 For Stan, Who Also Reads Karl Barth 337
37 Letter to Gabriel Fackre 345
38 A Tongue Completely New 348
39 Eucharist: Our Identity; Mission: Our Character; Discipleship: Our Purpose 350
Afterword: The Importance of the Life and Work of Frederick Herzog: A Pastor's Perspective 354
The Works of Frederick Herzog 361
Index of Subjects 369
Index of Names 379
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