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Title: The Blackwell Companion to Postmodern Theology
Author: Ward, Graham (ed)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2001
Paperback; ISBN: 9781405127196
Volumes: 1; Pages: 560
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This Companion provides a definitive collection of essays on postmodern theology, drawing on the work of those individuals who have made a distinctive contribution to the field, and whose work will be significant for the theologies written in the new millennium.* The definitive collection of essays on postmodern theology, drawing on the work of those individuals who have made a distinctive contribution to the field.* Each essay is introduced with a short account of the writer's previous work, enabling the reader to view it in context.* Discusses the following desciplines: Aesthetics, Ethics, Gender, Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, Heideggerians, and Derrideans.* Edited by Graham Ward, one of the most outstanding and original theologians working in the field today.ContentsIntroduction: "Where We Stand".Part I: Aesthetics:1. Postmodern Theology as Cultural Analysis: Mieke Bal.2. The Man Who Fell to Earth: Gerard Loughlin (University of Newcastle upon Tyne).3. Communion and Conversation: Regina Schwartz (Northwestern University).4. The Ends of Man and the Future of God: Janet Martin Soskice (University of Cambridge).5. "Lush Life": Foucault's Analytics of Power and a Jazz Aesthetic: Sharon D. Welch (University of Missouri).Part II: Ethics:6. The Midwinter Sacrifice: John Milbank (University of Virginia).7. Postmodernity and Religious Plurality: Is a Common Global Ethic Possible or Desirable?: Gavin D'Costa (University of Bristol).8. The Christian Difference, or Surviving Postmodernism: Stanley Hauerwas (Duke University).9. Justice and Prudence: Principles of Order in the Platonic City: Catherine Pickstock (University of Cambridge).10. Visiting Prisoners: William C. Placher (Wabash College, India).11. Suffering and Incarnation: Graham Ward (University of Manchester).12. Earth God: Cultivating the Spirit in an Ecocidal Culture: Mark I. Wallace (Swarthmore College).Part III: Gender:13. An Ethics of Memory: Promising, Forgiving, Yearning: Pamela Sue Anderson (Regent's Park College, Oxford).14. Is Macrina a Woman? Gregory of Nyssa's Dialogue on the Soul and Resurrection: Virginia Burrus (Drew University).15. "They Will Know We are Christians by Our Regulated Improvisation": Ecclesial Hybridity and the Unity of the Church: Mary McClintock Fulkerson (Duke University).16. On Changing the Imaginary: Grace M. Jantzen (University of Manchester).17. Companionable Wisdoms: What Insights Might Feminist Theorists Gather from Feminist Theologians?: Serene Jones (Yale Divinity School).Part IV: Hermeneutics:18. Shattering the Logos: Hermeneutics Between a Hammer and a Hard Place: Daniel Boyarin (University of California at Berkeley).19. The Renewal of Jewish Theology Today: Under the Sign of Three: Peter Ochs (University of Virginia).20. Intending Transcendence: Desiring God: Edith Wyschogrod (Rice University).Part V: Phenomenology:21. Transfiguring God: Richard Kearney (University College).22. Presence and Parousia: Jean-Yves Lacoste.23. The Formal Reason for the Infinite: Jean-Luc Marion (University of Paris, Sorbonne).24. Religions as Conventions: Joseph S. O'Leary (Sophia University, Japan).Part VI: Heideggerians:25. The Self-Saving of God: Thomas J. J. Altizer (State University of New York).26. The Subject of Prayer: Unwilling Words in the Postmodern Access to God: Laurence Paul Hemming (University of London).27. The Christian Message and the Dissolution of Metaphysics: Gianni Vattimo (University of Turin).Part VII: Derrideans:28. The Poetics of the Impossible and the Kingdom of God: John D. Caputo (Villanova University).29. Anti-Discrimination: Don Cupitt (Emmanuel College, Cambridge).30. Is There a Postmodern Gospel?: Walter Lowe (Emory University).31. Indian Territory: Postmodernism Under the Sign of the Body: Carl Raschke (University of Denver).Index.