Abiding Faith: Christianity Beyond Certainty, Anxiety, and Violence

Abiding Faith: Christianity Beyond Certainty, Anxiety, and Violence

by Scott Cowdell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606082232
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2009
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Scott Cowdell is an associate professor at Charles Sturt University, Australia and holds a research fellowship in public and contextual theology. An Anglican priest, he is Canon Theologian of the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Part 1 Faith in the Crucible of Modernity

1 Homeless Hearts: Faith and the Modern Self 7

2 Faith in "the System": The Modern Captivity of God 48

3 The False Sacred: Modernity and Its Victims 75

Part 2 Belonging, Believing, and Behaving

4 At Home in Jesus Christ: Abiding Faith 103

5 Faith's Knowledge: Abiding Faith and Modern Doubt 137

6 Behold, I Make All Things New: Vision, Self, Spirituality 178

Conclusion 205

Bibliography 211

Index 221

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