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A theology of the built environment : justice, empowerment, redemption

Author: Timothy Gorringe
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book to reflect theologically on the built environment as a whole. Drawing on a wide range of both theological and social-scientific sources, Tim Gorringe explores Christianity in its urban settings, focusing on the use of space, design, architecture, and town planning to make a theological critique.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gorringe, Timothy.
Theology of the built environment.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002073817
(OCoLC)50143302
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Gorringe
ISBN: 0511021089 9780511021084 0521814650 9780521814652 0521891442 9780521891448 0511158165 9780511158162 0511045654 9780511045653 9780511487712 0511487711
OCLC Number: 56213084
Description: 1 online resource (x, 282 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; CHAPTER 1 The theology of the built environment; CHAPTER 2 Constructed space and the presence of God; CHAPTER 3 The land; CHAPTER 4 The human dwelling; CHAPTER 5 From Eden to Jerusalem: town and country in the economy of redemption; CHAPTER 6 The meaning of the city; CHAPTER 7 Constructing community; CHAPTER 8 But is it art?; CHAPTER 9 God, nature and the built environment; CHAPTER 10 Towards Jerusalem?; Select bibliography; Index of names; Index of subjects.
Responsibility: T.J. Gorringe.
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This is the first book to reflect theologically on the built environment as a whole. Drawing on a wide range of both theological and social-scientific sources, Tim Gorringe explores Christianity in its urban settings, focusing on the use of space, design, architecture, and town planning to make a theological critique.

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