Martyrdom and Identity: The Self on Trial
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About "Martyrdom and Identity: The Self on Trial"
Meet the Author
Michael Jensen (D.Phil., Oxon) has worked as a school chaplain and church planter, has taught Christian doctrine at Moore College, Sydney, and is now the rector of St Mark's Anglican Church, Darling Point. He loves the internet and bad TV. Together with his wife Catherine, he has four children. He is the author of numerous books, including You: An Introduction and Martyrdom and Identity:The Self on Trial..
Table Of Contents
- 1. Introduction; A. 'i Wish To Be What I Am'.; B. Martyrdom And Christian Identity - The Basis Of The Link; C. 'identity' And 'the Self'; D. Outline; 2. 'what Kind Of Idea Are You?' Martyrdom And Identity In Charles Taylor And In Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses; A. Introduction; B. Charles Taylor And Authenticity; C. Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses; D. Conclusion; 3. The First Temptation: The Temptation To Security And The Risk Of Martyrdom; A. Introduction; B. Scripture And The Martyrs; C. The First Temptation; D. Martha C. Nussbaum, The Greeks And Luck; E. The Martyr And The 'good' Life; F. The Martyr Looking Forward; 4. The Second Temptation: The Temptation To Collaborate And The Mission Of The Martyrs; A. Introduction; B. The Second Temptation; C. Richard Rorty And Pragmatism; D. The Martyr, Power And Authority; E. Suffering And Hoping Witness: The Mission And The Martyr; 5. The Third Temptation: The Temptation To Idealism And Martyrdom As Passive Action; A. Introduction; B. The Third Temptation; C. Roger Scruton, T.s. Eliot And Patriotic Tradition; D. The Martyr, Patriotism And Action; E. The Responsibility Of Martyrdom.