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Christ and Culture (Graham Ward) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405121408
Christ and Culture (Graham Ward) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405121408
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Title: Christ and Culture

Author: Ward, Graham

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2005

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405121408

Volumes: 1; Pages: 296

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Leading theologian Graham Ward presents a stimulating series of reflections on Christ and contemporary culture.Takes as its starting point Niebuhr's famous volume on 'Christ and Culture' published in the 1970sExplores representations of Christ from sources as diverse as the New Testament and twentieth-century continental philosophyConsiders Christ and culture in the light of contemporary categories such as the body, gender, desire, politics and the sublimeDevelops an original and imaginative Christology rooted in Scriptural exegesis and concerned with today's cultural issuesThe author has been described as 'the most visionary theologian of his generation'.ContentsIntroductionPart I The Economy of Response1. Christology and Mimesis2. The Schzoid Christ3. The Body of the Church and its Erotic PoliticsPart II Engendering Christ4. Redemption: Between Reception and Response5. Divinity and Sexual Difference6. The Politics of Christ's CircumcisionPart III The Living Christ: Economies of Redemption7. Allegoria Amoris: A Christian Ethics8. Spiritual Exercises: A Christian Pedagogy9. Suffering and Incarnation: A Christian PoliticsIndex
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