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Sallie McFague : collected readings / David B. Lott, editor.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, �2013.Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (xxix, 273 pages))Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781451465174
  • 1451465173
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification:
  • 230.0
LOC classification:
  • BT21.3 .M335 2013
Online resources:
Contents:
Introduction / David B. Lott -- Bibliography -- Prologue: a religious autobiography -- Part I. The language of theology: parables, metaphors, and models. 1. A trial run: parable, poem, and autobiographical story; 2. Parables as metaphors; 3. Creeds: models or dogmas; 4. God as mother, lover, and friend; 5. A meditation on Exodus 33:23 -- Part II. Theology and spirituality: metaphorical, ecological, and kenotic approaches. 6. Metaphorical theology; 7. Metaphors, models, and concepts; 8. Theology of nature: remythologizing Christian doctrine; 9. Consider the lilies of the field; 10. The ecological model and Christian spirituality; 11. How shall we live? Christianity and planetary economics; 12. A spirituality for the whole planet / kenotic theology -- Part III. Constructing theology: God, humans, and the world. 13. The Christian paradigm; 14. Sin: the refusal to accept our place; 15. Human existence in the Spirit; 16. Christ and the ecological economic worldview; 17. God and the world; 18. "The dearest freshness deep down things": the Holy Spirit and climate change; 19. Who are we human beings?; 20. Falling in love with God and the world: some reflections on the doctrine of God -- Index of names and subjects.
Summary: Sallie McFague offers a lucid and powerful guide to theological thinking about God and the world, individual and community, humanity and nature, reality and metaphor, the sacramental and the prophetic, and the critical issue of climate change for today's world. She calls Christians to new feeling, new acting, and new thinking.
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Includes bibliographical references (page xvii) and index.

Introduction / David B. Lott -- Bibliography -- Prologue: a religious autobiography -- Part I. The language of theology: parables, metaphors, and models. 1. A trial run: parable, poem, and autobiographical story; 2. Parables as metaphors; 3. Creeds: models or dogmas; 4. God as mother, lover, and friend; 5. A meditation on Exodus 33:23 -- Part II. Theology and spirituality: metaphorical, ecological, and kenotic approaches. 6. Metaphorical theology; 7. Metaphors, models, and concepts; 8. Theology of nature: remythologizing Christian doctrine; 9. Consider the lilies of the field; 10. The ecological model and Christian spirituality; 11. How shall we live? Christianity and planetary economics; 12. A spirituality for the whole planet / kenotic theology -- Part III. Constructing theology: God, humans, and the world. 13. The Christian paradigm; 14. Sin: the refusal to accept our place; 15. Human existence in the Spirit; 16. Christ and the ecological economic worldview; 17. God and the world; 18. "The dearest freshness deep down things": the Holy Spirit and climate change; 19. Who are we human beings?; 20. Falling in love with God and the world: some reflections on the doctrine of God -- Index of names and subjects.

Sallie McFague offers a lucid and powerful guide to theological thinking about God and the world, individual and community, humanity and nature, reality and metaphor, the sacramental and the prophetic, and the critical issue of climate change for today's world. She calls Christians to new feeling, new acting, and new thinking.

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