This contributed two-volume work tackles a fascinating topic: how and why God plays a central role in the modern world and profoundly influences politics, art, culture, and our moral reflectioneven for nonbelievers.
• Supplies a broad conception of "God" that provides readers with a fuller and more accurate portrait of a phenomenon that evolved substantially over time but also remains an enduringand enduringly influentialelement of popular culture
• Explores not only how individuals grapple with the question of God, but also how God invariably and unintentionally enters people's thinking
• Supplies direct examples of the key role that God plays in everyday life that readers will find compelling from both a personal and cultural perspective
• Comprises essays from sociologists, theologians, cultural critics, and journalists that present a wide range of perspectives and approaches to this universally relevant topic
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About the Author
The Reverend Stephen Butler Murray is president and professor of systematic theology and preaching at Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit, MI.
Aimée Upjohn Light, PhD, is assistant professor of theology at Duquesne University and specializes in interreligious work and feminist theologies.