All Things Hold Together in Christ: A Conversation on Faith, Science, and Virtue
:As Christians engage controversial cultural issues, we must remember that "all things hold together in Christ" (Col. 1:17)--even when it comes to science and faith. In this anthology, top Christian thinkers--including Robert Barron, Timothy George, Stanley Hauerwas, Alasdair MacIntyre, Mark...
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:As Christians engage controversial cultural issues, we must remember that "all things hold together in Christ" (Col. 1:17)--even when it comes to science and faith. In this anthology, top Christian thinkers--including Robert Barron, Timothy George, Stanley Hauerwas, Alasdair MacIntyre, Mark Noll, and N. T. Wright--invite us to find resources for faithful, creative thinking in the riches of the church's theological heritage and its worship traditions.
James K. A. Smith (Ph.D., University of Villanova) is associate professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Previously he taught at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. He is editor of In the Twilight of Western Thought in the Collected Works of Herman Dooyeweerd, and he has written numerous articles on philosophy and religion, and has a remarkable grasp of Post-modern hermeneutics and interpretation.
This is reflected in his publications Who's Afraid of Postmodernism?: Taking Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault to Church (Church and Postmodern Culture Series: Baker Academic, 2006); Jacques Derrida: Live Theory (Continuum, 2005), Introducing Radical Orthodoxy: Mapping a Post-Secular Theology (Baker Academic Press, 2004). Speech and Theology: Language and the Logic of Incarnation (Radical Orthodoxy Series: Routledge, 2002); Letters to a Young Calvinist: An Invitation to the Reformed Tradition (Bakerbooks, 2010) and The Fall of Interpretation: Philosophical Foundations for a Creational Hermeneutic (InterVarsity Press, 2000).
He is preparing four volumes The Violence of Finitude: Derrida and the Logic of Determination; Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Learning and the Formation of Radical Disciples; The Devil Reads Derrida - and Other Essays on the University, the Church, Politics, and the Arts and Thinking in Tongues: Elements of a Pentecostal Worldview (Pentecostal Manifestos Series; Eerdmans, 2008).
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- :<b>contents<br></b><br>foreword By Michael Gulker<br>introduction By James K.&a. Smith<br><b>part 1: Creating A Community For The Conversation: Ecclesiology And Worship<br></b>1. The Church As Church: Practicing The Politics Of Jesus <i>rodney Clapp<br></i>2. Friends Of God And Friends Of God's Friends <i>samuel Wells<br></i>3. Friendship And The Ways To Truth <i>david Burrell<br></i>4. Worship Is Our Worldview: Christian Worship And The Formation Of Desire <i>james K.&a. Smith<br></i>5. Common Prayer <i>shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-hartgrove, And Enuma Okoro<br></i><b>part 2: Putting On Christ: Formation In Virtue<br></b>6. The Master Argument Of Macintyre's <i>after Virtue</i> <i>brad Kallenberg<br></i>7. The Nature Of The Virtues <i>alasdair Macintyre<br></i>8. The Church As A Community Of Practice <i>jonathan&r. Wilson<br></i>9. Resistance To The Demands Of Love: On Sloth <i>rebecca Deyoung<br></i>10. Cultivating Gratitude: Pray Without Ceasing <i>paul Griffiths<br></i>11. Why Christian Character Matters <i>n.&t. Wright<br></i