Christianity and the Disciplines (Religion And The University Series)
This volume will show how various intellectual disciplines (most found within the modern university) can learn from theology and philosophy in primarily methodological and substantitive terms. It will explore the possible ways in which current presuppositions and practices of the...
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This volume will show how various intellectual disciplines (most found within the modern university) can learn from theology and philosophy in primarily methodological and substantitive terms. It will explore the possible ways in which current presuppositions and practices of the displine might be challenged. It will also indicate the possibilities of both a "Christian Culture" in relation to that discipline or the way in which that discipline might look within a real or theoretical Christian university.
Oliver D. Crisp (Ph.D., King's College, University of London) is Lecturer in Theology at the University of Bristol. Crisp is an evangelical philosophical theologian who completed his doctoral studies under Paul Helm. Previously, he taught at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland (2002-2004), and held the Frederick J. Crosson Research Fellowship in the Center for Philosophy of Religion, University of Notre Dame, USA (2004-2005). He was visiting lecturer at Regent College, Vancouver lecturing on Christology.
His published works include Jonathan Edwards: Philosophical Theologian (Ashgate, 2003), edited with Paul Helm, bringing together state-of-the-art essays from leading theologians and philosophers from the USA and UK on Edwards; also published Jonathan Edwards and the Metaphysics of Sin (Ashgate, 2005) and An American Augustinian: Sin and Salvation in the Dogmatic Theology of William G. T. Shedd
Two volumes on Christology; Divinity and Humanity: the Incarnation Reconsidered (Cambridge, 2007) and God Incarnate: Explorations in Christology(T & T Clark, 2009).
Forthcoming works include An Essay on Original Sin (Oxford University Press, 2010); Analytic Theology, edited with Michael Rea (Oxford University Press, 2008); A Reader in Contemporary Philosophical Theology (Continuum, 2008); Retrieving Dogmatics: Essays in Reformed Theology (Paternoster, 2010) and Helm on Philosophy of Religion: Collected Essays of Paul Helm (Ashgate, 2010).
Koorong -Editorial Review.
Mervyn Davies is Scholar-in-Residence at Sarum College, Salisbury, and honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Bristol University, UK.
Gavin D'Costa (Ph.D., Cambridge University) is Reader in Christian Theology and Head of Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Bristol. He also acts as an advisor to the Church of England, the Catholic Bishop's Conference and the Vatican on issues regarding other religions.
His previous publications include Theology and Religious Pluralism (Blackwell, 1986); John Hick's Theology of Religions (1987); The Trinity and the Meeting of Religions (2000); Sexing the Trinity (2000)\ and Christianity and World Religions: Disputed Questions in the Theology of Religions (2010)
Peter Hampson is Research Fellow at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, UK
- Foreword Rowan Williams\contributors\introduction: Theology And The Disciplines: Building A 'christian Culture' The Editors\'newman's Challenge To The Contemporary University' Mervyn Davies (sarum College And Bristol University)\part 1: Natural And Life Sciences\'mathematics: Breaking The Code Of Creation' Michael Heller (university Of Krakow)\'christianity And Physics' John Polkinghorne, Kbe, Frs (cambridge University)\'biology In A Christian University' Alister Mcgrath (university Of London)\'theology And Environmental Sciences' Celia Deane-drummond (university Of Notre Dame)\'christianity And The Transformation Of Medicine' Andrew Sloane (morling College)\part 2: Human And Social Sciences\'theology And Sociology' James Sweeney, Cp (heythrop College, University Of London)\'theology And Psychology' Peter Hampson (blackfriars, Oxford University)\'relational Spirituality, Virtue, And Psychotherapy' Steven Sandage (bethel University)\'theology And Legal Education' Julian Rivers (bristol University)\'politics And International Relations' Nicholas Rengger (university Of St Andrews)\'orthodoxy And Heresy In Departments Of Economics' William Cavanaugh (depaul University)\part 3: Humanities\'theology And Literature - Reflections On Dante And Shakespeare' Robin Kirkpatrick (cambridge University) And Vittorio Montemaggi (university Of Notre Dame)\'english Literature In The University' Lucy Beckett (ampleforth College)\'philosophy, Theology And Historical Knowledge' Fernando Cervantes (bristol University)\'theology And Classics' Richard Finn, Op (blackfriars, Oxford University)\'liturgy, Music And Theology In The English Choral Tradition' John Harper (bangor University)\index