Exploring Christian Spirituality: Essays in Honor of Sandra M. Schneiders, IHM

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Juli 2006



Sandra Schneiders commands respect as one of the most significant and influential figures in the emergence of the study of Christian spirituality as an academic discipline, as the focused and disciplined exploration of religious experience. This book honors her contributions to the field by addressing issues that are emerging at the creative "edges" of the discipline. In this volume, colleagues and students of Dr. Schneiders and other collaborators in the academic discipline of Christian spirituality examine crucial issues from their various disciplinary and methodological perspectives. Questions of methodology address the status of spirituality as a discipline, interdisciplinarity, and self-implication. Other essays explore the "edges" of Christian spirituality and biblical spirituality, gender studies, the natural sciences, nature writing, the social sciences, and interfaith issues. This collection of essays will provoke students and scholars of Christian spirituality, as well as practitioners, to continue critically thinking, discussing, writing, and practicing it.


Bruce H. Lescher holds a PhD in Christian spirituality from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. He coordinates the New Directions sabbatical program for experienced ministers at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley. Elizabeth Liebert, SNJM, is a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. She received a PhD in religion and personality from Vanderbilt University. She is professor of Spiritual Life at San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, CA.
EAN: 9780809142163
ISBN: 0809142163
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2006
Seitenanzahl: 249 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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