By Ian S. Markham(auth.)
This ground-breaking e-book demanding situations readers to reconsider the divide among liberal and orthodox techniques which characterises Christianity today.
- Provides an alternative choice to the liberal / orthodox divide in modern Christianity.
- Defends Christianity’s engagement with non-Christian traditions.
- Includes vital dialogue of theological technique.
- Illustrated with case stories regarding human rights, interfaith tolerance, economics, and ethics.
Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–6):
Chapter 1 Engagement: What it truly is and Why it concerns (pages 7–29):
Chapter 2 Augustine's Theological technique (pages 30–47):
Chapter three Assimilation, Resistance, and Overhearing (pages 48–61):
Chapter four Assimilation: Engagement with Human Rights (pages 62–70):
Chapter five Resistance: The Heresy of kingdom Sovereignty and the non secular critical for Intervention to protect Human Rights (pages 71–85):
Chapter 6 Assimilation: the significance of the Black and Feminist views (pages 86–108):
Chapter 7 Overhearing: conflict of Discourses ? Secular within the West opposed to the Secular in India (pages 109–122):
Chapter eight Overhearing: puzzling over Hinduism, Inclusivity, and Toleration (pages 123–137):
Chapter nine Assimilation: Christianity and the Consensus round Capitalism (pages 138–146):
Chapter 10 Assimilation and Overhearing: Rethinking Globalization ? Bediuzzaman acknowledged Nursi's Risale?I Nur, Hardt, and Negri (pages 147–158):
Chapter eleven Keith Ward: An Engaged Theologian (pages 159–167):
Chapter 12 attractive with the Pope: Engagement but no longer Engagement (pages 168–190):
Chapter thirteen the form of an Engaged Theology (pages 191–207):
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Extra resources for A Theology of Engagement
Augustine attempts both strategies and to his credit has the integrity to admit the latter is false. However, what it demonstrates overwhelmingly is his positive view of at least one non-Christian source. It would be wrong to leave it there. Although the Neoplatonists attract most of Augustine’s attention and praise, there are other non-Christian sources operating. Sabine MacCormack has shown the impact of the poet Vergil on Augustine; it is a creative conversation. ”33 She correctly warns against overemphasizing the significance of the illusions.
I considered the innumerable things I believed which I had not seen, events which occurred when I was not present, such as many incidents in the history of nations, many facts concerning places and cities which I had never seen, many things accepted on the word of friends, many from physicians, many from other people. , authority) to trust. On the other hand, we have a recognition that reasons are not available for everything the church teaches and therefore trust is essential. And trust is often essential in most aspects of life.
He writes: In Greek the word “philosophy” means “love of wisdom,” and it was with this love that the Hortensius inflamed me. There are people for whom philosophy is a means of misleading others, for they misuse its great name, its attractions, and its integrity to give color and gloss to their own errors. Most of these so-called philosophers who lived in Cicero’s time and before are noted in the book. . 26 Cicero’s Hortensius is Augustine’s way into philosophy. From it, Augustine learns the importance of seeking wisdom.