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The Christian imagination

The Christian imagination

the practice of faith in literature and writing

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Published by Shaw Books in Colorado Springs, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and the arts.,
  • Christianity and literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPractice of faith in literature and writing
    StatementLeland Ryken, editor.
    SeriesWriters" palette book
    ContributionsRyken, Leland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.A8 C44 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 465 p. ;
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22636279M
    ISBN 100877881235

    The Christian Imagination by Willie James Jennings available in Hardcover on , also read synopsis and reviews. Why has Christianity, a religion premised upon neighborly love, failed in its attempts to heal Author: Willie James Jennings.   Willie James Jennings, The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race (New Haven, Yale University Press, ), pp. Why has Christianity, a religion presumably rooted in love, so often failed to heal social divisions? Why have followers of the One who came to liberate the captives and preach good news to the oppressed, so frequently .

    Its rare for an academic book to propelled you to your knees in raw, supplicative prayer. Thanks to Jennings, that's what happened to me when I finished reading The Christian Imagination. An intellectual tour de force, his beautifully crafted text narrates a journey of /5(31).   By Br Pablo Rodríguez Jordá, O.P. | Yesterday, Blackfriars Oxford hosted the presentation of Timothy Radcliffe’s latest book, ‘Alive in God. A Christian Imagination.’ Timothy Radcliffe, Alive in God.A Christian Imagination (Bloomsbury ). How can the Christian faith speak to our contemporaries, in a world that is not only increasingly secular, but where religion .

    The Hopkinsville-Christian Imagination Library will be providing opportunities this week for patrons to receive free children’s books along with a reading Bingo challenge to promote literacy. The children’s books will be available at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon Tuesday and Thursday.   “The Christian Imagination” is not an indictment of them; it is a book about us. We are warned at the outset. Jennings alerts us that the book will argue that “Christianity in the Western world lives and moves within a diseased social imagination.”Author: The Presbyterian Outlook.


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The Christian Imagination brings together in a single source the best that has been written about the relationship between literature and the Christian faith. This anthology covers all of the major topics that fall within this subject and includes essays and excerpts from fifty authors, including C.S.

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The two moments frame Jennings's book, which traces Christian imaginations of faith and race through displacement, translation and intimacy. Part one, titled "Displacement," narrates Portuguese trafficking in sub-Saharan African slaves and the Spanish conquest of Peru.

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Meet a Roman emperor. The key to adventure lies within your imagination. Recommended for ages 7 years and older. Title: An Introduction to the Old Testament, Third Edition: The Canon and Christian Imagination / New edition By: Walter Brueggemann, Tod Linafelt Format: Paperback Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press Publication Date: Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) Weight: 2 pounds ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWFormat: Paperback.

The Christian Imagination brings together in a single source the best that has been written about the relationship between literature and the Christian faith. This anthology covers all of the major topics that fall within this subject and includes essays and excerpts from fifty authors, including C.S.

Lewis, Flannery O'Connor, Dorothy Sayers, and Frederick Buechner. Book Reviews 73 Taking The Christian Imagination seriously, we may expect at least three scholarly trajectories. First, Jennings provides a solid case for reconstructing theology (against the grain of a western hegemonic perspective) so that Christian theology may remain true to its fundamental characteristic of aFile Size: KB.

The Christian Imagination is a decidedly historical work but Jennings has no illusion of writing a comprehensive history of how the Church’s social imagination has become diseased, but rather “to paint a portrait of a theological problem in order to suggest a way forward,” (9) which he approaches by telling a number of detailed.

The Christian Imagination brings together in a single source the best that has been written about the relationship between literature and the Christian faith. This anthology covers all of the major topics that fall within this subject and includes essays and excerpts from fifty authors, including C.S.

Lewis, Flannery O’Connor, Dorothy Sayers, and Frederick : The Crown Publishing Group. In this book, Walter Brueggemann, America's premier biblical theologian, introduces the reader to the broad theological scope and chronological sweep of the Old Testament.

Covering each book of the Old Testament - in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible - the Introduction explains without unnecessary jargon the most important issues /5(3).

The Christian Imagination Being More Than We Are We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are, to see through plastic sham to living, breathing reality, and to break down our defenses of self-protection in order to be free to receive and give love.

The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race by Willie James Jennings. Jennings, Associate Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School, argues that contemporary Western Christianity suffers from a “diseased social imagination” (p.

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The Christian Imagination (Paperback) Theology and the Origins of Race. By Willie James Jennings. Yale University Press,pp.

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