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- Wiley 2010; US$ 22.95
In About You , Dick Staub addresses irreligious, religious, spiritual seekers and all kinds of Christians and shows us that Jesus came to satisfy our universal longing for a fully human life, not to establish a narrow us versus them religion. In short, Jesus didn't come to make us Christian; Jesus came to make us fully human. In a fresh exploration... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 50.00
This book focuses on issues of gender and sexuality (eros) in the light of the comprehensive divine-human love (agape) which lies at the heart of Christian faith and practice. The intention is to outline a distinctively Christian understanding of the male/female relationship reflecting the priority of agape over eros. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 150.95
Gerard Loughlin is one of the leading theologians working at the interface between religion and contemporary culture. In this exceptional work, he uses cinema and the films it shows to think about the church and the visions of desire it displays. Discusses various films, including the Alien quartet, Christopher Nolan’s Memento, Stanley Kubrick’s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.00
In this book, Daniel K. Miller articulates a new vision of human and animal relationships based on the foundational love ethic within Christianity. Framed around Jesus? parable of the Good Samaritan, Animal Ethics and Theology thoughtfully examines the shortcomings of utilitarian and rights-based approaches to animal ethics. By considering the question... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1999; US$ 170.00
In this comprehensive study, a renowned theologian examines the anthropological disciplines-human biology, psychology, cultural anthropology, sociology and history-for their religious implications. The result is a theological anthropology that does not derive from dogma or prejudice, but critically evaluates the findings of the disciplines.Pannenberg... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 39.95
In Apocalypse Now?, Duncan Forrester argues that disorders and atrocities including the Gulag, the Holocaust, 9/11, the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, and the Tsunami disaster have shown us that we stand in the midst of an apocalyptic age of terror with striking similarities to the time in which Christianity was born. He asks how religious ideas can play... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 140.00
The lovers' expressions of mutual affection and desire in the Song of Songs include intimate and detailed poetic descriptions of the body. These are challenging to interpret because the imagery used is cryptic, drawing on seemingly incongruous aspects of nature, architecture and war. Biblical scholarship frequently expresses some discomfort or... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95
Augustine and Modernity is a fresh and challenging addition to current debates about the Augustinian origins of modern subjectivity and the Christian genesis of Western nihilism. It firmly rejects the dominant modern view that the modern Cartesian subject, as an archetype of Western nihilism, originates in Augustine's thought. Arguing that most... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 39.99
In this book, Phillip Cary argues that Augustine invented the concept of the self as a private inner space-a space into which one can enter and in which one can find God. Although it has often been suggested that Augustine in some way inaugurated the Western tradition of inwardness, this is the first study to pinpoint what was new about Augustine's... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 40.00
Phillip Cary argues that Augustine invented the concept of the self as a private inner space - a space into which one can enter and in which one can find God. This study pinpoints what was new about his philosophy of inwardness and situates it within a narrative of his intellectual development and relationship to the Platonist tradition. more...