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Cultural liturgies / 1, Desiring the kingdom : worship, worldview, and cultural formation.

Cultural liturgies / 1, Desiring the kingdom : worship, worldview, and cultural formation.

Author: James K A Smith
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, 2009.
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Introduction: Beyond "perspectives" : faith and learning take practice -- Making the familiar strange : a phenomenology of cultural liturgies -- The end of Christian education : from worldview to worship (and back again) -- Elements of a theology of culture : pedagogy, liturgy, and the church -- Desiring, imaginative animals : we are what we love -- Homo liturgicus : the human person as lover -- From thinking things  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James K A Smith
ISBN: 9780801035777 0801035775
OCLC Number: 699334814
Awards: Winner of Christianity Today Book Award (Theology/Ethics) 2010
Description: 238 Seiten
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction: Beyond "Perspectives": Faith and Learning Take PracticeMaking the Familiar Strange: A Phenomenology of Cultural LiturgiesThe End of Christian Education: From Worldview to Worship (and Back Again)Picturing Education as Formation in Orwell's Road to Wigan PierElements of a Theology of Culture: Pedagogy, Liturgy, and the ChurchPart I: Desiring, Imaginative Animals: We Are What We Love1. Homo Liturgicus: The Human Person as LoverFrom Thinking Things to Liturgical AnimalsFrom Worldviews to Social ImaginariesFrom Spheres to Aims: Liturgical Institutions2: Love Takes Practice: Liturgy, Formation, and CounterformationWhy Victoria's In on the Secret: Picturing Discipleship at the Moulin Rouge"Thick" and "Thin" Practices: Ritual Forces of Cultural FormationFormation, Mis-Formation, and Counter-Formation: Liturgies Secular and Christian3. Lovers in a Dangerous Time: Cultural Exegesis of "Secular" Liturgies"Reading" Culture Through the Lens of WorshipConsuming Transcendence: Worship at the MallMarketing (as) EvangelismPicturing the Liturgy of Consumerism in The PersuadersSacrificial Violence: The "Military-Entertainment" ComplexCathedrals of Learning: Liturgies of the UniversityPicturing the University's Liturgies in Wolfe's I Am Charlotte SimmonsApologetic Excursus: The Persisting Witness of IdolatryPicturing Resistance in 1984Part II: Desiring the Kingdom: The Practiced Shape of the Christian Life4. From Worship to Worldview: Christian Worship and the Formation of DesireThe Primacy of Worship to WorldviewThe Sacramental Imagination: Resisting Naturalism and SupernaturalismPicturing the Sacramental Imagination in Graham Greene and Anne SextonExcursus: The Shape of Christian Worship5. Practicing (for) the Kingdom: An Exegesis of the Social Imaginary Embedded in Christian WorshipLiturgical Time: Rhythms and Cadences of HopeCall to Worship: An Invitation to Be HumanGod's Greeting: Hospitality, Community, and Graced DependenceBaptism: Initiation into a Royal Priesthood/Constitution of a New PeopleSong: Hymning the Language of the KingdomConfession: Brokenness, Grace, HopeLaw: Order, Norms, and Freedom for the GoodThe Creed: Situating BeliefPrayer: Vocalizing DesireScripture and Sermon: Re-narrating the WorldEucharist: Supper with the KingOffering: Kingdom EconomicsSending: The Great Commission as Cultural MandateWorship, Discipleship and Discipline: Practices Beyond Sunday6. A Christian University is for Lovers: The Education of DesireA New Monasticism for the University: Why Christian Colleges Should Corrupt the YouthChristian Education Takes Practice: Three Monastic OpportunitiesExcursus: Christian Worship as Faculty Development: From Christian Scholars to "Ecclesial" ScholarsIndexes
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In the first of a three-volume systematic theology of culture, leading Reformed philosopher James K. A. Smith casts a new vision for worldview through the lens of Christian liturgy.  Read more...


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