Inquiring After God: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 1

Inquiring After God: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0631205446
ISBN-13:
9780631205449
Pub. Date:
02/16/2000
Publisher:
Wiley
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Overview

Inquiring After God: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 1

Instead of introducing students to Christian theology through its doctrines, this text introduces it through discussion of church practices and of the experience of everyday Christian life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631205449
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/16/2000
Series: Wiley Blackwell Readings in Modern Theology Series , #1
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Christian Catechesis: Initial Formation:.

1. Inquiring After God When Instructing Beginners: Elucidating the Creed.

Text: Catechetical Oration of Gregory Nazianzus or Gregory of Nyssa.

2. Inquiring After God When Meditating on Scripture: Practicing God's Word.

Text: Bernard of Clairvaux - selected Sermons on the Song of Songs, or Luther's or Calvin's commentaries.

3. Inquiring After God Through Prayer.

Text: Maximus Conessor On the Our Father.

4. Inquiring After God Through the Sacraments: Tasting the Kingdom.

Text: Tertullian or Cyril of Jerusalem Mystagogical Catechesis.

5. Inquiring After God When Preaching.

Text: Augustine's Homilies.

Part II: Ongoing Formation: Practicing the Christian Life: .

6. Inquiring After God Through Art: Learning of God and Living With the Saints.

Text: Theodore the Studite on The Holy Icons.

7. Inquiring After God Through Experience: Appropriating and Correcting the Faith of the Church.

Text: Julian of Norwich Showings.

8. Inquiring After God Through Christian Living: Imitating Christ as Ministry.

Text: William Law or John Wesley.

9. Inquiring After God Through Creation: Reasoning as God's Creature.

Text: Thomas Aquinas Selection from the Summa Theologiae.

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