A Theology of the Built Environment: Justice, Empowerment, Redemption / Edition 1

A Theology of the Built Environment: Justice, Empowerment, Redemption / Edition 1

by T. J. Gorringe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521891442

ISBN-13: 9780521891448

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

T.J. Gorringe's book reflects theologically on the built environment. After considering the divine grounding of constructed space, he looks at the ownership of land, the issues of housing (both urban and rural) and considers the built environment in terms of community and art. The book concludes with two chapters that set everything within the current framework of

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T.J. Gorringe's book reflects theologically on the built environment. After considering the divine grounding of constructed space, he looks at the ownership of land, the issues of housing (both urban and rural) and considers the built environment in terms of community and art. The book concludes with two chapters that set everything within the current framework of the environmental crisis and question directions the Church should be pursuing in building for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521891448
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
439,096
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The theology of the built environment; 2. Constructed space and the presence of God; 3. The land; 4. The human dwelling; 5. From Eden to Jerusalem: town and country in the economy of redemption; 6. The meaning of the city; 7. Constructing community; 8. But is it art?; 9. God, nature and the built environment; 10. Towards Jerusalem?; Select bibliography; Index of names; Index of subjects.

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