Broken and Whole: Essays on Religion and the Body (College Theology Society Annuals v.39)

Broken and Whole: Essays on Religion and the Body (College Theology Society Annuals v.39)

By: Susan A. Ross (editor), Maureen A. Tilley (editor)Paperback

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This volume contains a series of essays concerning the relationship between religion and the physical body, covering historical and contemporary perspectives.

Contents

Part 1 Historical Perspectives on Religion and the Body: Desire and Delight - A New Reading of Augustine's "Confessions", Margaret Miles; Incontinent Observations, Morney Joy; The Antiochene Tradition Regarding the Role of the Body Within The "Image of God", Frederick G. McLeod; Body as Moral Metaphor in Dante's "Commedia", James Gaffney; Sex, Celibacy and the Modern Self - 19th century Germany, William Madges. Part 2 Contemporary Perspectives on Christianity and the Body: Christianity, Inc., Jill Raitt; Inkblots and Authenticity, William Loewe; Em-bodied Spirit/In-spired Matter - Against Tech-gnosticism, Gary Mann; The World as God's Body - Theological Ethics and Panentheism, William C. French; A Short Consideration of Sallie McFague's "The Body of God", John P. McCarthy; "The Body of God" - A Feminist Response, Susan A. Ross. Part 3 Spirituality and the Body: Chronic Pain and Creative Possibility - A Psychological Phenomenon Confronts Theologies of Suffering, Pamela Smith; Rosemary Haughton on Spirituality and Sexuality, Joy Milos; Spirituality as an Academic Discipline - Reflections From Experience, Sandra Schneiders.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819197474
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 1993
  • Number Of Pages: 340
  • ID: 9780819197474
  • weight: 317
  • ISBN10: 0819197475

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