Cultural Transformation and Religious Practice

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Oktober 2005



A new appraisal of the relationship between theology and culture.


Introduction; Governing Question I: From what place does theology speak?; Governing Question II: How do cultures change?; Governing Question III: What is the relationship between religious practices and cultural transformation?


Graham Ward was formerly Dean of Peterhouse, Cambridge and is now Professor of Contextual Theology and Ethics at the University of Manchester.


'The book's great strength lies in its rehabilitation of religious discourse as a legitimate challenge to 'the secular logics of Western global capitalism'. So its focus is 'the negotiation between Christian living and thinking and the contemporary world'.' Church Times '... erudite and challenging ... highly commended. It is a well-researched, discerning and insightful piece of work. ... any 'student' with a heart for apologetics and cultural transformation will find it most illuminating.' Expository Times 'Graham Ward is one of the best known representatives of Radical Orthodoxy ... [provides] a more general model for understanding how cultures change, especially whether and how religious practice can shape the cultural transformation. ... well written, demonstrating Ward's admirable mastery of the theories from various fields.' Ars Disputandi ' ... this is a book about the essential criteria for theological 'credibility' in general ... here is a project which I think certainly demands to be taken very seriously indeed.' Theology
EAN: 9780521540742
ISBN: 0521540747
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2005
Seitenanzahl: 194 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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