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Title: 2000 Years and Beyond: Faith, Identity and the Commmon Era
Author: Gifford, Paul
Additional Authors or Contributors: David Archard, Trevor Hart, Nigel Rapport (eds)
Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2002
Paperback; ISBN: 9780415278089
Volumes: 1; Pages: 240
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2000 Years and Beyond brings together some of the most eminent thinkers of our time-specialists in philosophy, theology, anthropology and cultural theory--to ask the strategic questions surrounding the millennium that others never thought to.
These seven controversial and visonary new essays from Paul Ricoeur, Ren Girard, J urgen Moltmann and Jean and John Comaroff, ask: How do we tell--and how do we rewrite--the story of the Common Era? Introduced by Paul Gifford, and discussed in a lively dialogic conclusion, they add their distinctive voices to a debate of profound and urgent topicality.
Table of Contents
1. Volume introduction. 2000 Years: Looking backwards and forwards Editors
2. Progress and Abyss: Remembering the future in the modern world J. Moltmann, University of T ubingen
3. Liberalism and value-pluralism: A post-Enlightenment view J. Gray, LSE
4. History and the Representation of the Past P. Ricoeur, Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Paris
5. The Future of Human Nature R. Schacht, University of Illinois
6. Sacrifice in archaic culture, in Judaism and in Christianity Ren Girard, Stanford, California
7. 'Second Comings: Neo-Protestant Ethics and Millennial Capitalism in Africa and elsewhere' J and J Comaroff, Chicago
8. Theology and the postmodern mind A. Thiselton, University of Nottingham
9. Conclusion: Beyond 2000 Years