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Walking with God in a fragile world

Author: James R Langford; Leroy S Rouner
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003.
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"In thirteen original essays, renowned spiritual writers and theologians wrestle with the problems of the human condition in the world today and reflect on what a walk with God might reveal about current situations and future possibilities." "In their own words, they shed light on the complex and multilayered issues of religion and assist with our understanding of the past, the present, and the future in religious  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Langford; Leroy S Rouner
ISBN: 0742514501 9780742514508
OCLC Number: 50643663
Description: viii, 168 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Walking in the world with a fragile God / Frederick Buechner --
God and the world's disorders / William Sloane Coffin --
Unless you become like children / James Langford --
And faith will light the way / Theodore M. Hesburgh --
On the streets of a fragile world / Virgil Elizondo --
Watching for God / Jürgen Moltmann --
Terror and the Christian faith / Leroy S. Rouner --
The solitude of God / Elie Wiesel --
Where in the (postmodern) world is God? / Jeremy Langford --
Seeing things as they really are / Karen Armstrong --
September 11, 2001 : a pacifist response / Stanley Hauerwas --
Saving the flesh / Kathleen McManus --
Joking with God without in a fragile world / Wendy Doniger.
Responsibility: edited by James Langford & Leroy S. Rouner.

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