"Story Lines is much more than a traditional Festschrift. It is a bookreflecting and moving beyond much of the ferment intwentieth-century theology.Written by a cast of Christian thinkers responsible for shapingan entire generation of theological inquiry, this volume transformsthe changing and conflicted theological scene of the last half centuryinto a clear and steady path for the church of today. Though diversein orientation ecumenical and evangelical, Protestant andRoman Catholic these authors share the honoree's commitmentto classical Christian teaching that seeks to speak and act in responseto the times. The organizing principle of this book is "story, "the master metaphor with which Fackre is associated. Each chaptercontributes to the telling of the great narrative of the Christianfaith by probing key aspects of its meaning, mission, and ministryfor the twenty-first century.Contributors:
Donald Bloesch, Carl Henry, Avery Dulles, GeorgeLindbeck, Martin E. Marty, Jrgen Moltmann, and others.