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The Blackwell Companion to Postmodern Theology

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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...


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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.
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List of Contributors.Introduction: "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 PaulHemming (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.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 195860
  • Product Code 0631212175
  • EAN 9780631212171
  • Pages 560
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Nov 2001
  • Dimensions 255 x 178 x 45mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

Graham Ward

Graham Ward is Professor of Contextual Theology and Ethics at the University of Manchester. He is the author of numerous articles published throughout the world on theology, critical theory and literary theory. His previous books include Barth, Derrida and the Language of Theology, Theology and Contemporary Critical Theory, The Postmodern God, Radical Orthodoxy, Balthasar at the End of Modernity, and most recently Politics of Discipleship, The: Becoming Postmaterial Citizens. He is also editor of the journal Literature and Theology.

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  • List Of Contributors. Introduction: "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.

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