The Science and Theology of Godly Love

The Science and Theology of Godly Love

by Amos Yong, Matthew T. Lee

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ISBN-13: 9781609090579
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 237
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Matthew T. Lee is associate professor of sociology at the University of Akron and coauthor of A Sociological Study of the Great Commandment in Pentecostalism: The Practice of Godly Love as Benevolent Service. Amos Yong is the J. Rodman Williams Professor of Theology at Regent University and the author of Who Is the Holy Spirit? A Walk with the Apostles.

Table of Contents

      Matthew T. Lee, Margaret M. Poloma, and Stephen G. Post

Part I—Theology and Godly Love
1. Godly Love: Why We Cannot Endure without It
      Stephen G. Post
2. Agape, Self-Sacrifice, and Mutuality: An Exploration into the Thought of Jonathan Edwards and the Theme of Godly Love
      Michael J. McClymond
3. Imago Dei and Kenosis: Contributions of Christology to the Study of Godly Love
      Peter Althouse
4. Violence and Nonviolence in Conceptualizations of Godly Love
      Paul Alexander
5. Testing Creaturely Love and God's Causal Role
      Thomas Jay Oord
Part II—Social Science and Godly Love
6. Methodological Agnosticism for the Social Sciences? Lessons from Sorokin's and James's Allusions to Psychoanalysis, Mysticism, and Godly Love
      Ralph W. Hood Jr.
7. Godly Love from the Perspective of Psychology
      Julie J. Exline
8. Sociology, Philosophy, and the Empirical Study of Godly Love
      Margaret M. Poloma
9. Socialization, Empirical Studies, and Godly Love: A Case Study in Survey Research
      Mark J. Cartledge
10. Toward a Grounded Theory of Godly Love: Latino/a Pentecostals
      Arlene Sánchez Walsh

      Amos Yong

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