By Laurel C. Schneider,Stephen G. Jr. Ray
Most introductory textbooks in theology see their fundamental job as explaining Christian doctrines that not anyone particularly is familiar with anymore. whereas this can be one among theology's jobs, it's on no account the one, nor even crucial, one. Theology has additionally been known as to alter the realm, to aid humans attach deeply rooted ideals concerning the world's resource and objective to questions of private which means and communal thriving. Theology is right here to aid us make experience of the advanced, wrong international into which we have now been thrust and to aid us in our try and love our pals and stay towards the typical good.
For greater than 40 years, the Workgroup on positive Theology has introduced the liberal and liberationist theological traditions into artistic come across with lived human adventure. during this advent to the tools and projects of theology, they invite a brand new iteration of readers, many that may have very little publicity to Christian doctrine, to work out theology as a companion within the fight for a greater global. They display how theological rules have "legs," enjoying themselves out not just in spiritual groups yet within the public sq. besides. Theology, the authors let us know, is positive while it joins in God's paintings of creating human lives and human societies. Readers will discover ways to take into consideration all of existence in gentle in their non secular commitments and to determine theology as an important instrument for a lifestyles good lived.
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Awake to the Moment: An Introduction to Theology by Laurel C. Schneider,Stephen G. Jr. Ray