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Where Mortals Dwell: A Christian View of Place For Today

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Place is fundamental to human existence. However, we have lost the very human sense of place amid the time-space compression characteristic of postmodernity and globalization. Craig Bartholomew provides a biblical, theological, and philosophical grounding for place in our rootless...


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Place is fundamental to human existence.
However, we have lost the very human sense of place amid the time-space compression characteristic of postmodernity and globalization. Craig Bartholomew provides a biblical, theological, and philosophical grounding for place in our rootless culture and articulates a hopeful Christian vision of placemaking for today's world. He illuminates the importance of place throughout the biblical canon, in the Christian tradition, and in the contours of contemporary thought.


Where Mortals Dwell: A Christian View of Place for Today^ will be of interest to professors and students in Bible, culture, environment, and practical theology courses as well as thoughtful laity and pastors interested in place and related environmental themes, including readers of Wendell Berry.
-Publisher.



Place is fundamental to human existence. However, we have lost the very human sense of place in today's postmodern and globalized world. Craig Bartholomew, a noted Old Testament scholar and the coauthor of two popular texts on the biblical narrative, provides a biblical, theological, and philosophical grounding for place in our rootless culture. He illuminates the importance of place throughout the biblical canon, in the Christian tradition, and in the contours of contemporary thought. Bartholomew encourages readers to recover a sense of place and articulates a hopeful Christian vision of placemaking in today's world. Anyone interested in place and related environmental themes, including readers of Wendell Berry, will enjoy this compelling book.
-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 353054
  • Product Code 9781441231963
  • ISBN 144123196X
  • EAN 9781441231963
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Sep 2011
  • Sales Rank 72774
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No
  • Size 2.35 MB (EPUB)

Craig Bartholomew

Craig G. Bartholomew (Ph.D., University of Bristol) is H. Evan Runner Chair in Philosophy at Redeemer University College, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada.
He is the author of Reading Ecclesiastes: Old Testament Exegesis and Hermeneutical Theory; Ecclesiastes (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series); Where Mortals Dwell: A Christian View of Place for Today


He is also co-author of The Drama of Scripture and Living at the Crossroads: Introduction to Christian Worldview with Michael W. Goheen. He has also edited In the Fields of the Lord: A Calvin Seerveld Reader and co-edited Christ and Consumerism: A Critical Analysis of the Spirit of the Age. He is the series editor for the Scripture and Hermeneutics Series (8 volumes).

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