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Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality (Arthur Holder (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006) 9781405102476
Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality (Arthur Holder (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006) 9781405102476
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Title: The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality

Author: Holder, Arthur (ed)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2006

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405102476

Volumes: 1; Pages: 576

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The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality is a comprehensive single-volume introduction to Christian spirituality, and represents the most significant recent developments in the field.- Offers a thoroughly interdisciplinary, broadly ecumenical, and representative overview of the most significant recent developments in the field- Comprises essays combining rigorous academic scholarship with accessible and elegant writing- Reflects an understanding of the field as the study of the lived experience of Christian faith and discipleship- Provides material on biblical, historical, and theological foundations, along with treatment of contemporary issues.ContentsNotes on ContributorsPrefaceAcknowledgementsPart I What is Christian Spirituality?1 Approaches to the Study of Christian Spirituality: Sandra M. Schneiders (Graduate Theological Union)Part II Scripture and Christian Spirituality2 The Old Testament in Christian Spirituality: Barbara Green (Graduate Theological Union)3 The New Testament in Christian Spirituality: Bonnie Thurston (ordained minister)Part III Christian Spirituality in History4 Christian Spirituality during the Roman Empire (100-600): Columba Stewart (Saint John's School of Theology)5 Christian Spirituality in Byzantium and the East (600-1700): John Anthony McGuckin (Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University)6 Christian Spirituality in the Medieval West (600-1450): Ulrike Wiethaus (Wake Forest University)7 European Reformations of Christian Spirituality (1450-1700): Jill Raitt (Univeristy of Missouri-Columbia)8 Christian Spirituality in Europe and North America since 1700: Diana Butler Bass (Virginia Theological Seminary) and Joseph Stewart-Sicking (Virginia Theological Seminary)9 Christian Spirituality in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Oceania: Richard Fox Young (Princeton Theological Seminary)Part IV Theology and Christian Spirituality10 Trinitarian Perspectives on Christian Spirituality: Mark A. McIntosh (Loyola University of Chicago)11 Christology in Christian Spirituality: William Thompson-Uberuaga (Duquesne University)12 The Holy Spirit in Christian Spirituality: Robert Davis Hughes, III (University of the South, Sewanee)13 Christian Spirituality and the Theology of the Human Person: Philip Endean (University of Oxford)14 The Church as Context for Christian Spirituality: David Lonsdale (University of London)15 Sacramentality and Christian Spirituality: Ann Loades (University of Durham)16 Christian Spirituality and Theological Ethics: William C. Spohn (University of Santa Clara)Part V Interdisciplinary Dialogue Partners for the Study of Christian Spirituality17 Social Sciences; John A. Coleman (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles)18 Personality Sciences: Janet K. Ruffing (Fordham University)19 Natural Sciences: Robert John Russell (Graduate Theological Union)20 Aesthetics: Alejandro Garcia-Rivera (Graduate Theological Union)21 Feminist Studies: Amy Hollywood (University of Chicago Divinity School)22 Ritual Studies: Susan J. White (Texas Christian University)23 Theology of Religions: Michael Barnes (University of London)Part VI Special Topics in Contemporary Christian Spirituality24 Experience: David Hay (University of Aberdeen)25 Mysticism: David B. Perrin (Saint Paul University)26 Interpretation: Philip Sheldrake (University of Durham)27 Nature: Douglas Burton-Christie (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles)28 Practice: Elizabeth Liebert (San Francisco Theological Seminary)29 Liberation: Michael Battle (Duke University)30 Interfaith Encounter: Kwok Pui-lan (Episcopal Divinity School)Index
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