Introducing Radical Orthodoxy: Mapping a Post-secular Theology

Introducing Radical Orthodoxy: Mapping a Post-secular Theology

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ISBN-13: 9780801027352
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/01/2004
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 757,994
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

James K. A. Smith (Ph.D., Villanova University) is the Gary & Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology & Worldview at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In addition, he is editor of Comment magazine and a senior fellow of the Colossian Forum. He formerly taught at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Active in both the church and the academy, Smith is the author of Speech and Theology (part of the Routledge Radical Orthodoxy series) and The Fall of Interpretation.

Table of Contents

Foreword by John Milbank
Introduction

Part 1: Orientation
1. Inhabiting the Post-Secular: Why Radical Orthodoxy? Why Now?
2. Elements of a Manifesto: The Movements of Radical Orthodoxy
3. Radical Orthodoxy's "Story" of Philosophy: From Plato to Scotus and Back

Part 2: Navigation
4. Postmodern Parodies: The Critique of Modernity and the Myth of the Secular
5. Possibilities for the Post-Secular: Faith, Reason, and Public Engagement
6. Participation and Incarnation: Materiality, Liturgy, Sacramentality
7. Cities of God: Cultural Critique and Social Transformation

Conclusion
Index

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