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A theology of engagement

Author: Ian S Markham
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Series: Challenges in contemporary theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This ground-breaking book challenges readers to rethink the divide between liberal and orthodox approaches which characterizes Christianity today." "The book draws on a range of illuminating examples, including extensive discussion of key figures such as Augustine of Hippo, as well as specific cases involving human rights, state sovereignty, feminism, black theology, economics, and ethics."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian S Markham
ISBN: 0631236015 9780631236016 0631236023 9780631236023
OCLC Number: 51216263
Description: x, 250 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Engagement : what it is and why it matters --
Augustine's theological methodology --
Assimilation, resistance, and overhearing --
Assimilation : engagement with human rights --
Resistance : the heresy of state sovereignty and the religious imperative for intervention to defend human rights --
Assimilation : the importance of Black and feminist perspectives --
Overhearing : clash of discourses --
Secular in the West against the secular in India --
Overhearing : thinking about Hinduism inclusivity and toleration --
Assimilation : Christianity and the consensus around capitalism --
Assimilation and overhearing : rethinking globalization --
Keith Ward : an engaged theologian --
Engaging with the Pope : engagement yet not engagement --
The shape of an engaged theology.
Series Title: Challenges in contemporary theology.
Responsibility: Ian S. Markham.

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Ian Markham provides an alternative to the liberal/orthodox divide in contemporary Christianity, defends Christianity's engagement with non-Christian traditions and provides a discussion of  Read more...

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