Quakering Theology: Essays on Worship, Tradition and Christian Faith (BOK)

David L. Johns

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Quakers exist neither for themselves nor by themselves alone. Therefore, they ought not to construct Quaker theologies but rather quaker (verb) theology-to add their fingerprints to the larger conversation. David Johns contributes to a Quaker way of thinking theologically but also invites others to think through their denominational identities into a more expansive and ecumenical space. Placing contemporary Quaker thought in conversation with the wider theological tradition, Johns shows that Quakers have something important to contribute to the wider Christian family and he demonstrates how other groups may enter this conversation as well. Some themes explored may not spring immediately to mind as 'Quaker themes'-the saints, C.S. Lewis, sacraments, ritual, and Shakespeare-but Johns argues these are precisely the kind of issues that require Quaker fingerprints-that require quakering.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter David L. Johns
Forlag
ASHGATE PUBLISHING
ISBN 9781409456162
Antall sider 154 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,8cm
Vekt 396 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Christian theology