This is an innovative book about the shape theology takes in its varied interactions – religious and secular, local and global, historical and contemporary, academic and practical.
- An innovative book about the shape of theology in reaction to its relationship with the Church, with theologians, with other religions, and with the university
- Written by David Ford, recognized internationally as one of the most creative of contemporary theologians
- Considers how theology shapes other areas of life via its conversations in the public sphere and with non-faith communities
- Views theology as both a way of thinking and a way of living, and considers how this lived character cannot be entirely grasped through reason alone
- The first volume to bring together a complete and well-rounded account of theology’s interaction with all its conversation partners.
|Series:||Challenges in Contemporary Theology Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.82(d)|
Table of Contents
Part I: The Wisdom of Theology.
2. A Long Rumour of Wisdom. Redescribing Theology.
Part II: Wisdom among the Religions.
3. Faith and Change: A Christian Understanding.
4. Reading Scripture with Intensity: Academic, Ecclesial, Interfaith, and Divine.
5. Developing Scriptural Reasoning Further: Reflections on Scripture, Reason and the Contemporary IslamWest Encounter.
Part III: Wisdom in the University.
6. Knowledge, Meaning and the World's Great Challenges: Reinventing Cambridge University in the Twenty-first Century.
7. Faith and Universities in a Religious and Secular World.
Part IV: Theological Interpretation of the Bible.
8. Divine Initiative, Human Response, and Wisdom: Interpreting 1 Corinthians Chapters 13.
9. Barth’s Interpretation of the Bible.
Part IV: Thinking Further Theological Topics.
10. The God of Blessing Who Loves in Wisdom.
11. Tragedy and Atonement.
12. Apophasis and the Shoah: Where was Jesus Christ at Auschwitz?.
Conclusion: Twelve Theses for Christian Theology in the Twenty-first Century.