New PDF release: Anthropology: Seeking Light and Beauty (Engaging Theology:

By Susan A. Ross

ISBN-10: 0814659942

ISBN-13: 9780814659946

Drawing at the knowledge and educating adventure of hugely revered theologians, the attractive Theology sequence builds an organization beginning for graduate examine and different ministry formation courses. all the six volumes—Scripture, Jesus, God, Discipleship, Anthropology, and Church—is fascinated about retrieving, conscientiously comparing, and constructively examining the Christian culture. finished 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 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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