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Theology and human flourishing

Timothy Gorringe

Theology and human flourishing

essays in honor of Timothy J. Gorringe

by Timothy Gorringe

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Cascade Books in Eugene, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and culture,
  • Theology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Mike Higton, Christopher Rowland, and Jeremy Law
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR50 .T4298 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 311 p. ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25220864M
    ISBN 101608997553
    ISBN 109781608997558
    LC Control Number2011275583
    OCLC/WorldCa768985306

    In this volume, a recognized expert on the Gospels shows that the Sermon on the Mount offers a clear window into understanding God's work in Christ. Jonathan Pennington provides a historical, theological, and literary commentary on the Sermon and explains how this text offers insight into God's plan for human flourishing. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Higton, Mike. Theology and Human Flourishing: Essays in Honor of Timothy J. Gorringe.

    This collection remedies this situation by considering the import of joy on human flourishing. These essays—written by experts in systematic and pastoral theology, Christian ethics, and biblical studies—demonstrate the promise of joy to throw open new theological possibilities and cast fresh light on all dimensions of human life.4/5(5). Even where I disagree with Pennington, I have learned from his logical and clear case for the Sermon as a summons to human flourishing. This book will prove to be an exceptional classroom tool as well as a preacher's steady resource."--Scot McKnight, Northern Seminary "Is there need for another book on the Sermon on the Mount? Yes, because few /5(15).

    [4] The book begins with an introduction (ix-xxv) providing, among other goodies, brief but helpful summaries of “pastoral practice,” “public theology,” and “human flourishing.” As with all other aspects of the book, the point of reference is the religious and theological situation of the United Kingdom, primarily in its Anglican. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface / David Jasper and Dale S. Wright --Freedom and matter / William H. Klink and David E. Klemm --The call of conscience / William Schweiker --Spirituality and the "humane turn" / Maria Antonaccio --Tending the garden of humanism / Glenn Whitehouse --The practice of memory / W. .


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This collection of essays is a celebration of the work of Timothy Gorringe. Like his theology, it is animated by a delighted and critical engagement with the diverse facets of human social life, and by a passionate concern to wrestle with the Bible and the Christian tradition in pursuit of human : Mike Higton.

This collection of essays is a celebration of the work of Timothy Gorringe. Like his theology, it is animated by a delighted and critical engagement with the diverse facets of human social life, and by a passionate concern to wrestle with the Bible and the Christian tradition in pursuit of human : Mike Higton.

"Pennington's reading of the Sermon on the Mount is a remarkable piece of work: erudite, careful, balanced, and fresh.

Grounded in meticulous historical exegesis but shaped by a distinctive sensitivity to theological hermeneutics, the book succeeds in proclaiming what is often undersold in our evangelicalism--the goodness of the good news by which we come to flourish."/5(16).

The book is therefore best characterized as a work in analytic moral theology, and has two primary aims. First, it articulates and defends a particular Christian conception of the virtue of humility. It offers a Christological account of this trait, one that is grounded in the gospel accounts of the life of Christ as well as other key New Testament passages.5/5(1).

This collection remedies this situation by considering the import of joy on human flourishing. These essayswritten by experts in systematic and pastoral theology, Christian ethics, and biblical studiesdemonstrate the promise of joy to throw open new theological possibilities and cast fresh light on all dimensions of human by: 4.

A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF HUMAN FLOURISHING. Jonathan T. Pennington, PhD. In the early 21st century there are few ideas that can be identified as universal.

Few ideas span multiple disciplines of human knowledge, from philosophy to economics, from religion to world health policies, from ethics to psychoanalysis, from medical practice to jurisprudence, from trade policies to energy management to. Request PDF | Theology and Human Flourishing: The Benefits of Being ‘Known by God’.

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Gorringe by Higton, Mike, Rowland, Christopher, Law, Jeremy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Mike Higton. Catholic moral theology is at its best, then, when it spends time (as John Paul II did so effectively) describing the positive goal of human flourishing to which the moral life is meant to direct us, and then showing how the moral rules and virtues are the necessary means for reaching that end.

Discussing the moral rules first is to put the cart before the horse. Theology and Human Flourishing [Mike Higton] is 20% off every day at This collection of essays is a celebration of the work of Timothy Gorringe. Like his theology, it is animated by a delighted and critical engagement with.

The focus on human flourishing bridges the gap between rich Christian traditions and the helpful innovations of our modern age, which nevertheless, leave us flat and joy deprived.

A worthwhile read for seminary trained folks, it begs to be written for a 4/5. The book sums up the collated research with the following conclusions: It is sensible to talk about spirituality and flourishing; Spirituality has an affect on flourishing; Christian spirituality actually leads to flourishing; Spirituality should not be ignored in any examination of human flourishing.

The Center for Theology, Science, and Human Flourishing's work was motivated by the search for wisdom in service of the common good. By bringing the sciences, theology, and the humanities together to explore the big questions of ORIGINS, NATURES, and FUTURES, the Center sought to gain transformative new insights – for the academy and beyond.

By bringing the sciences, theology, New E-Book: Transdisciplinary Volume at Intersections of Theology & Anthropology. 12/13/18 News Blog Scholar Spotlight: Stewart Clem. by Laura Donnelly. Center for Theology, Science, and Human Flourishing Notre Dame, IN USA. A Biblical Theology of Human Flourishing.

Jonathan Pennington March 4, Download and print full PDF here. The Universality of Human Flourishing. In the early 21st century there are few ideas that can be identified as universal.

Few ideas span multiple disciplines of human knowledge, from philosophy to economics, from religion to world. The book is therefore best characterized as a work in analytic moral theology, and has two primary aims.

Humility and Human Flourishing - Michael W. Austin - Oxford University Press In many Christian traditions, humility is often thought to play a central role in the moral and spiritual life.

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No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a. Actually, I did have the opportunity to present a paper at ETS last year that’s related to a book I’m working on: the Sermon on the Mount, human flourishing, and virtue ethics. This paper is a bit of an evolution from that in the sense that it’s a slightly different approach, but it has a lot of overlap with that ETS paper–so it is a Occupation: Associate Professor of New Testament.

The Good Book Blog Talbot School of Theology. About; The Call to Love Thy Neighbor: Promoting True Human Flourishing in a Consumer Society.

Karin Stetina — J “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment.

Reviews "Health and Human Flourishing represents a positive contribution towards validating voices of faith expressed through rational argumentation in the sphere of bioethics."—Health Progress "The contributors' ability to see the healing professions not only in terms of positive outcomes, but also in the context of our interdependence and mutual frailty suggests that the field of medical.

To ask about the necessary transformations human desire must undergo in order to facilitate the flourishing of human beings is also to recapitulate, on a more concrete level, the questions explored in our first consultations: is God necessary to human flourishing and, if so, of what relation are non-theological conceptions of flourishing to.Joy and Human Flourishing: Essays on Theology, Culture, and the Good Life.

In this Book. Augsburg Fortress Publishers Additional Information. Joy and Human Flourishing: Essays on Theology, Culture, and the Good Life driven by the conviction that vital relationship with the living God is integral to our fullest flourishing as human creatures.In coordination with the Life Worth Living, Adolescent Faith and Flourishing, and Theology of Joy Projects, the God and Human Flourishing Project seeks to return foundational questions regarding the shape and constitution of a truly flourishing life to the center of intellectual inquiry in the church and theological academy.