Doing Contextual Theology (BOK)

Angie Pears

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Christian theology, like all forms of knowledge, thinking and practice, arises from and is influenced by the context in which it is done. In Doing Contextual Theology, Angie Pears demonstrates the radically contextual nature of Christian theology by focusing on five forms of liberation theology: Latin American Liberation Theologies; Black Theologies; Feminist Informed Theologies; Sexual Theologies; Body Theologies. Pears analyses how each of these asserts a clear and persistent link to the Christian tradition through The Bible and Christology and discusses the implications of contextual and local theologies for understanding Christianity as a religion. Moreover, she considers whether fears are justified that a radically contextual reading of Christian theologies leads to a relativist understanding of the religion, or whether these theologies share some form of common identity both despite and because of their contextual nature. Doing Contextual Theology offers students a clear and up-to-date survey of the field of contemporary liberation theology and provides them with a sound understanding of how contextual theology works in practice.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2009 Forfatter Angie Pears
Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415417051
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 15,7cm x 23,5cm x 1,1cm
Vekt 362 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd