T&T Clark Reader in Theological Anthropology

T&T Clark Reader in Theological Anthropology

By: Marc Cortez (editor), Michael P. Jensen (editor)Paperback

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This reader guides students through this difficult topic, with seven chapters representing an in-depth treatment of a sub-topic within theological anthropology. Starting with an overview and specific methods for this subject, the overall discussion focuses on the exegetical-theological problem of the imago dei. The following chapters offer examination of topics such as: human ontology, freedom and limit, gender and sexuality, personhood and identity and worship and desire. Throughout this reader, the editors include texts from the patristic, medieval, Reformation and modern eras, while also providing a blend of bible commentary, theological discourse and philosophy. The texts used for this study include thinkers such as Gregory of Nyssa, Kathryn Tanner, Karl Barth, Augustine, Martin Luther, John Paul II, Sarah Coakley and David Kelsey. Each chapter contains an introduction, research/discussion questions and suggestions for further reading.

About Author

Marc Cortez is Professor of Theology at Wheaton College, Wheaton, USA. Michael P. Jensen is the Rector of St Mark's Anglican Church, Darling Point, Sydney, and teaches theology at the Sydney College of Divinity

Contents

Introduction 1 Sources and Methods Text 1: Claus Westermann, The Human in the Old Testament Text 2: Werner Georg K u mmel, Man in the New Testament Text 3: J. Patout Burns, Theological Anthropology Text 4: Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics Text 5: Kathryn Tanner, "On the Difference Theological Anthropology Makes" Text 6: Ada Mar i a Isasi-D i az, "Elements of a Mujerista Anthropology" 2 The Image of God Text 1: Augustine of Hippo, The Literal Meaning of Genesis Text 2: Thomas Aquinas Summa Theologiae Text 3 John Calvin, "Commentary Upon Gen. 1:26-28" Text 4: Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics Text 5: Mary McClintock Fulkerson "The Imago Dei and a Reformed Logic for a Feminist/Womanist Critique" Text 6: Colin Gunton "The Human Creation: Towards a Renewal of the Doctrine of the Imago Dei" Text 7: Michael S. Horton, "Image and Office Human Personhood and the Covenant" 3 Human Ontology Text 1: Tertullian, A Treatise on the Soul Text 2: Gregory of Nyssa, On the Making of Humanity Text 3: Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica Text 4: Hans Walter Wolff, "Nephesh" in Anthropology of the Old Testament Text 5: Wolfhart Pannenberg, Systematic Theology Text 6: Nancey C. Murphy, "Nonreductive Physicalism: Philosophical Issues" Text 7: Alvin Plantinga, Against Materialism 4 Free Will Text 1: Gregory of Nyssa "Sixth Sermon on the Beatitudes" Text 2: Augustine, On Grace and Free Will? Text 3: Anselm: On Free Will Text 4: Desiderius Erasmus, On the Freedom of the Will, & Martin Luther "On the Bondage of the Will" Text 5: William GT Shedd, Dogmatic Theology Text 6: Peter G.H. Clarke, "Determinism, Brain Function and Free Will" 5 Gender and Sexuality Text 1: Gregory of Nyssa, On Virginity Text 2: Augustine, Of the Good of Marriage Text 3: Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae Text 4: Martin Luther, The Estate of Marriage Text 5: John Paul II, Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body Text 6: Rosemary Radford Ruether, "Can a Male Saviour Save Women?" Text 7: Sarah Coakley, "The Eschatological Body: Gender, Transformation, and God" 6 Human Personhood Text 1: John Zizioulas, "Human Capacity and Human Incapacity: A Theological Exploration of Personhood" Text 2: Harriet A. Harris, "Should we say that personhood is relational?" Text 3: Robert Spaemann, Persons: The Difference between "Someone" and "Something" Text 4: Robert Jenson, Systematic Theology Text 5: David H. Kelsey, Eccentric Existence: A Theological Anthropology 7 Worship and Desire Text 1 Bernard of Clairvaux On Loving God Text 2: John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion Text 3 William James The Varieties of Religious Experience Text 4: Fergus Kerr, Immortal Longings Text 5: Uffe Schjoedt, "The Religious Brain: A General Introduction to the Experimental Neuroscience of Religion" Author Index Subject Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780567655578
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780567655578
  • weight: 745
  • ISBN10: 0567655571

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