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Fieldwork in theology : exploring the social context of God's work in the world

Author: Christian Scharen
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2015]
Series: Church and postmodern culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this addition to the acclaimed The Church and Postmodern Culture series, leading practical theologian Christian Scharen examines the relationship between theology and its social context. He engages with social theorist Pierre Bourdieu to offer helpful theoretical and theological grounding to those who want to reflect critically on the faith and practice of the church, particularly for those undertaking ministry  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Scharen, Christian, 1966-
Fieldwork in theology.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2015]
(DLC) 2015007078
(OCoLC)892879560
Named Person: Pierre Bourdieu; Pierre Bourdieu
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Scharen
ISBN: 9781493400287 1493400282 9781493400263 1493400266
OCLC Number: 952572043
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 117 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Fieldwork in theology : waking up to the world God loves --
Rigorous self-reflection : Bachelard, science, and sin --
Embodied perception : Merleau-Ponty and the incarnate body --
Practical logic : Bourdieu and the social art of improvisation --
Surrendering to the other : Wacquant and carnal sociology --
Epilogue : understanding as a spiritual exercise.
Series Title: Church and postmodern culture.
Responsibility: Christian Scharen.

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Through an in-depth engagement with social theorist Pierre Bourdieu, this book explicates the relationship between theology and its social context, articulating a vision for the church's involvement  Read more...

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