On Being Christian...And Human

On Being Christian...And Human

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ISBN-13: 9781579109363
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2002
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 0.60(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Todd H. Speidell, Ph.D., teaches religion and philosophy courses at Webb School of Knoxville, and he is the author of Confessions of a Lapsed Skeptic: Acknowledging the Mystery and Manner of God (Wipf and Stock, 1999).

Table of Contents

I.On Being Ray Anderson
Foreword6
Biographical Introduction9
Ch. 1Community in the Life and Theology of Ray Anderson15
Ch. 2The Evangelical Malignment of Barth and the Power of the Vulnerable Word34
II.On Being Christian and Becoming Human
Ch. 3"For I Do Not Do the Good I Want ... and I'm Tired of Trying": Weakness and the Vicarious Humanity of Christ51
Ch. 4WIJD: What Is Jesus Doing?70
Ch. 5Sharing in the Divine Nature: Transformation, Koinonia and the Doctrine of God87
Ch. 6Life in the Spirit and the Spirit of Life128
Ch. 7CrossRoads: A Christian Understanding of Vocation147
III.On Being Human and Becoming Christian
Ch. 8Resisting Reductionisms: Why We Need Theological Anthropology168
Ch. 9The Humanity of God and the Healing of Humanity: The Trinity, Community, and Society194
Ch. 10John Macmurray's Influence on Object Relations Psychology206
Ch. 11Speaking in Tongues: Language, Nationalism, and the Formation of Church Life224
Ch. 12Human Conscience, the Divine Command, and the Eschatological Community236
Appendix for Teachers and Pastors
"On Being Christian"255
"The Epistemological Relevance of Laughter"262
Case Studies267
Bibliography280

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