Anthropology: Seeking Light and Beauty (Engaging Theology: by Susan A. Ross

By Susan A. Ross

Drawing at the knowledge and educating adventure of hugely revered theologians, the enticing Theology sequence builds an organization beginning for graduate learn and different ministry formation courses. all the six volumes—Scripture, Jesus, God, Discipleship, Anthropology, and Church—is taken with retrieving, rigorously comparing, and constructively examining the Christian culture. complete in scope and accessibly written, those volumes, used jointly or independently, will stimulate wealthy theological mirrored image and dialogue. extra vital, the sequence will create and maintain the fervour of the subsequent iteration of theologians and church leaders.

What does it suggest to be human within the twenty-first century? Susan Ross explores this question throughout the lens of human wishes: for God, freedom, wisdom, love, and enjoyment, but additionally for energy, purchaser items, self-gratification, and funds. starting with biblical narratives of human wants, she is going directly to ponder how historic, medieval, and sleek thinkers have wrestled with some of the ways in which humans have sought achievement on the earth and in God.

The twenty-first century brings new questions and carrying on with challenges:

    In an international of accelerating complexity and fragmentation, will we nonetheless speak about the self?
    How have feminism and new pondering sexuality replaced the methods we predict approximately ourselves?
    How can we retain our humanity within the face of enormous human evil?
    What do the findings of technological know-how say approximately our strong point as human beings?

Anthropology: looking mild and wonder deals a direction throughout the many conflicting perspectives of humanity, suggesting a fuller approach to life as we strive to persist with the instance of Jesus.

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