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The Cambridge companion to postmodern theology

Author: Kevin J Vanhoozer
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge companions to religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Postmodernity allows for no absolutes and no essence. Yet theology is concerned with the absolute, the essential. How then does theology sit within postmodernity? Is postmodern theology possible, or is such a concept a contradiction in terms? Should theology bother about postmodernism or just get on with its own thing? Can it?
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Title: The Cambridge companion to postmodern theology /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin J Vanhoozer
ISBN: 0521793955; 9780521793957; 052179062X; 9780521790628
Notes: Restrictions on Access: Access restricted to authorized UMass Boston patrons.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xv, 295 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Theology and the condition of postmodernity: a report on knowledge (of God) / Kevin J. Vanhoozer -- Anglo-American postmodernity: a theology of communal practice / Nancey Murphy and Brad J. Kallenberg -- Postliberal theology / George Hunsinger -- Postmetaphysical theology / Thomas A. Carlson -- Deconstructive theology / Graham Ward -- Reconstructive theology / David Ray Griffin -- Feminist theology / Mary McClintock Fulkerson -- Radical orthodoxy / D. Stephen Long -- Scripture and tradition / Kevin J. Vanhoozer -- Theological method / Dan R. Stiver -- The Trinity / David S. Cunningham -- God and world / Philip Clayton -- The human person / John Webster -- Christ and salvation / Walter Lowe -- Ecclesiology / Stanley J. Grenz -- Holy Spirit and Christian spirituality / David F. Ford.
Other Titles: Postmodern theology
Responsibility: editor, Kevin J. Vanhoozer.
Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung.
Year: 2003.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2003273629; National Library: 052179062x
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: BT83.597; Dewey No.: 230/.046
Series: Cambridge companions to religion; Variation: Cambridge companions to religion.
OCLC No.: 52358937
Local System Bib Number:
79484

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Postmodernity allows for no absolutes and no essence. Yet theology is concerned with the absolute, the essential. How then does theology sit within postmodernity? Is postmodern theology possible, or is such a concept a contradiction in terms? Should theology bother about postmodernism or just get on with its own thing? Can it?
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'... the outline of various types of post-modern theology, including 'post-liberalism', 'radical orthodoxy' and the impact of post-modern thought on feminist theology is interesting.' Christian Read more...

 
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