Guide to Being Human, the - Becoming the Best Bag of Bones You Can Be (Homebrewed Christianity Series)
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About "Guide to Being Human, the - Becoming the Best Bag of Bones You Can Be (Homebrewed Christianity Series)"
This Homebrewed Christianity Guide explores how Christian theology can address our rapidly changing paradigms of human existence. Donna Bowman argues that theology can contribute to our knowledge of the human self as gained through the sciences, that a theological perspective on humanity is useful in contemporary pluralistic and global settings, and that there's theological significance to work and play. She also tackles issues of gender, sexuality, creativity, and human expression--with jokes! It's no longer possible to assign definitive meaning to categories like man and woman, self and society, freedom and determinism, reason and feeling, soul and body by reference to systems of narrative (including biblical narrative) and interpretation in which those ideas are taken for granted. The theology of human personhood begins with irreducible experiences both universal and particular and searches for functional understandings from the whole range of Christian and non-Christian ways of knowing. Plus, jokes!
Meet the Authors
Donna Bowman is Associate Director and Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Central Arkansas.
Tripp Fuller is the founder and cohost of Homebrewed Christianity, the top theology podcast in the world. He s also the coauthor of Transforming Christian Theology (Fortress Press, 2009), a sought-after conference speaker, competitive home brewer, minister, and PhD candidate at Claremont Graduate University.