The Savage Side: Reclaiming Violent Models of God

The Savage Side: Reclaiming Violent Models of God

By: B. Jill Carroll (author)Paperback

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The Savage Side critiques the primary models of deity in dominant political theologies, especially those which align God with the natural world. The justice-seeking, political revolutionary God that the oppressed worship has dwindled back to the political fervor from which it sprang. In its place, a God based on our struggling existence in the natural world emerges, terrifyingly indifferent to any political or moral ideology.

About Author

B. Jill Carroll is professor of religious studies at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

Contents

Chapter 1 Natural Theology or Political Theology? Chapter 2 God in Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Chapter 3 God in the Landscape Chapter 4 God and the Elemental in Levinas Chapter 5 God and the Critiques of Religion Chapter 6 Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742512825
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 136
  • ID: 9780742512825
  • weight: 213
  • ISBN10: 0742512827

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