As Christians engage controversial cultural issues, we must remember that "all things hold together in Christ" (Col. 1:17)even when it comes to science and faith. In this anthology, top Christian thinkersincluding Robert Barron, Timothy George, Stanley Hauerwas, Alasdair MacIntyre, Mark Noll, and N. T. Wrightinvite us to find resources for faithful, creative thinking in the riches of the church's theological heritage and its worship traditions.
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About the Author
James K. A. Smith (PhD, Villanova University) is professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he holds the Gary and Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology and Worldview. He was editor in chief of Comment magazine from 2013 to 2018 and is now editor in chief of Image journal.Michael L. Gulker (MDiv, Duke Divinity School) is president of The Colossian Forum in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Table of Contents
ContentsForeword by Michael GulkerIntroduction by James K. A. SmithPart 1: Creating a Community for the Conversation: Ecclesiology and Worship1. The Church as Church: Practicing the Politics of Jesus Rodney Clapp2. Friends of God and Friends of God's Friends Samuel Wells3. Friendship and the Ways to Truth David Burrell4. Worship Is Our Worldview: Christian Worship and the Formation of Desire James K. A. Smith5. Common Prayer Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, and Enuma OkoroPart 2: Putting on Christ: Formation in Virtue6. The Master Argument of MacIntyre's After Virtue Brad Kallenberg7. The Nature of the Virtues Alasdair MacIntyre8. The Church as a Community of Practice Jonathan R. Wilson9. Resistance to the Demands of Love: On Sloth Rebecca DeYoung10. Cultivating Gratitude: Pray without Ceasing Paul Griffiths11. Why Christian Character Matters N. T. WrightPart 3: Come Let Us Reason Together: Tradition-Based Rationality12. The Rationality of Traditions Alasdair MacIntyre13. Aquinas and the Rationality of Tradition Alasdair MacIntyre14. The Epistemic Priority of Jesus Christ Robert Barron15. Reading Scripture with the Reformers Timothy GeorgePart 4: All Things Hold Together in Christ: Exploring God's World16. Come and See: A Christological Invitation for Science Mark Noll17. Encountering God's World: Curiositas vs. Caritas Paul Griffiths18. The Religious Path to Exclusive Humanism: From Deism to Atheism James K. A. Smith19. Natural Theology, or a Theology of Creation? Stanley Hauerwas20. Science, Stories, and Our Knowledge of the Natural World Alasdair MacIntyre21. Science for the Church: Natural Sciences in the Christian University Jonathan R. WilsonIndex