Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians: Finding Authentic Faith in a Forgotten Age with C. S. Lewis

Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians: Finding Authentic Faith in a Forgotten Age with C. S. Lewis

by Chris R. Armstrong

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587433788
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/17/2016
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 402,723
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Chris R. Armstrong (PhD, Duke University) is the founding director of Opus: The Art of Work, an institute on faith and vocation at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. Formerly professor of church history at Bethel Seminary, he is also senior editor of Christian History.

Table of Contents

Contents
1: My Angle of Approach
2: C. S. Lewis—A Modern Medieval Man
3. Getting Rooted: Tradition as Source of Truth
4. Getting Thoughtful: The Medieval Passion for Theological Knowledge
5. Getting Moral: The Ethical Fabric of Medieval Faith
6. Getting Merciful: Why Medievals Invented the Hospital
7. Getting Earthy: God's Second Book—The Natural World
8. Getting Passionate: Medieval Faith as a Religion of the Heart
9. Getting Human: How the Incarnation Lifts Up Our Humanness
10. Getting It Together: Responding to Our Medieval Heritage and Reflecting on the Ascetic and Monastic Paths

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