By Susan A. Ross
What does it suggest to be human within the twenty-first century? Susan Ross explores this question in the course of the lens of human wants: for God, freedom, wisdom, love, and delight, but in addition for energy, shopper items, self-gratification, and funds. starting with biblical narratives of human wants, she is going directly to give some thought to how old, medieval, and glossy thinkers have wrestled with many of the ways in which people 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 puzzling over sexuality replaced the methods we expect approximately ourselves?
How will we retain our humanity within the face of substantial human evil?
What do the findings of technological know-how say approximately our distinctiveness as human beings?
Anthropology: looking gentle and sweetness bargains a direction throughout the many conflicting perspectives of humanity, suggesting a fuller lifestyle as we strive to persist with the instance of Jesus.
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Anthropology: Seeking Light and Beauty (Engaging Theology: Catholic Perspectives) by Susan A. Ross