Anthropology: Seeking Light and Beauty (Engaging Theology: by Susan A. Ross PDF

By Susan A. Ross

Drawing at the knowledge and educating adventure of hugely revered theologians, the attractive Theology sequence builds a company starting place for graduate research and different ministry formation courses. all the six volumes—Scripture, Jesus, God, Discipleship, Anthropology, and Church—is serious about retrieving, rigorously comparing, and constructively studying the Christian culture. finished in scope and accessibly written, those volumes, used jointly or independently, will stimulate wealthy theological mirrored image and dialogue. extra very important, the sequence will create and maintain the fervour of the subsequent iteration of theologians and church leaders.

What does it suggest to be human within the twenty-first century? Susan Ross explores this query during the lens of human wants: for God, freedom, wisdom, love, and delight, but additionally for energy, purchaser items, self-gratification, and cash. starting with biblical narratives of human wants, she is going directly to think about how historic, medieval, and smooth thinkers have wrestled with a number of the ways in which people have sought success on the planet and in God.

The twenty-first century brings new questions and carrying on with challenges:

    In a global of accelerating complexity and fragmentation, will we nonetheless speak about the self?
    How have feminism and new pondering sexuality replaced the methods we predict approximately ourselves?
    How will we retain our humanity within the face of substantial human evil?
    What do the findings of technology say approximately our strong point as human beings?

Anthropology: looking mild and sweetness bargains a course throughout the many conflicting perspectives of humanity, suggesting a fuller lifestyle as we strive to persist with the instance of Jesus.

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