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 attractive Theology sequence builds a company origin for graduate examine and different ministry formation courses. all of the six volumes—Scripture, Jesus, God, Discipleship, Anthropology, and Church—is focused on retrieving, rigorously comparing, and constructively analyzing the Christian culture. finished in scope and accessibly written, those volumes, used jointly or independently, will stimulate wealthy theological mirrored image and dialogue. extra very important, 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 query in the course of the lens of human wants: for God, freedom, wisdom, love, and enjoyment, but additionally for energy, buyer items, self-gratification, and funds. starting with biblical narratives of human wants, she is going directly to think of how historic, medieval, and sleek thinkers have wrestled with a few of the ways in which people have sought success on the earth and in God.

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

    In a global of accelerating complexity and fragmentation, do we nonetheless discuss the self?
    How have feminism and new wondering sexuality replaced the methods we expect approximately ourselves?
    How will we keep our humanity within the face of huge human evil?
    What do the findings of technological know-how say approximately our forte as human beings?

Anthropology: looking mild and sweetness bargains a direction during the many conflicting perspectives of humanity, suggesting a fuller approach to life as we attempt to stick with the instance of Jesus.

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