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Empire and the Christian Tradition: New Readings of Classical Theologians

Author: 
Joerg Rieger (Editor) Kwok Pui-lan (Editor) Don H. Compier (Editor)
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Description

Distinguished theologians assess the achievements and legacies of thirty- one theological giants in light of Christianity's engagement with imperial power, conquest, colonization, and post colonial themes. A unique textbook anthology ideal for classroom use.

ISBN: 
9780800662158
Price: 
$45.00
Release date: 
September 28, 2007
Pages: 
584
Width: 
7
Height: 
9.25

Table of Contents

Introduction
  1. Theology and Empires: Joerg Rieger
  2. Theology and Social Theory: Kwok Pui-lan
  3. On Reading the Theological Canon: Don Compier
  4. Theological Figures
  5. Paul: Tatha Wiley
  6. Athanasius (298-373): Sheila Briggs
  7. Augustine (354-430): Anthony Chvala-Smith
  8. Boniface (c.672-754): Marion Grau
  9. Theodore the Studite (759-826): Ian McFarland
  10. Anselm (c.1033-1109): Darby Ray
  11. Mechtild (c.1210-c.1285): Wendy Farley
  12. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274): Mark D. Jordan
  13. Julian of Norwich (1342-1416): Shelly Rambo
  14. Martin Luther (1483-1546): Deanna Thompson
  15. Bartolomé de Las Casas (1484-1566): Hjamil A. Martinez-Vazquez
  16. John Calvin (1509-1564): Don Compier
  17. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695): Michele Gonzalez
  18. Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758): Don Schweitzer
  19. John Wesley (1703-1791): Ted Jennings
  20. Ann Lee (1736-1784): Linda Mecadante
  21. Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834): Joerg Rieger
  22. G.W.F. Hegel (1770-1831): David Kamitsuka
  23. Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855): Edward Antonio
  24. Frederick Douglass (1818-1895): Dwight Hopkins
  25. William Temple (1881-1944): Ellen Wondra
  26. Karl Barth (1886-1968): Cynthia Rigby
  27. Hendrick Kraemer (1888-1965): Jan Pranger
  28. Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971): Larry Rasmussen
  29. Karl Rahner (1904-1984): Susan Abraham
  30. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945): David Field
  31. Simone Weil (1909-1943): Inese Ratzins
  32. M.M. Thomas (1916-1996): Sathianathan Clarke
  33. Juan Luis Segundo (1925-1996): Roger Haight
  34. John Mbiti (b. 1931): Jim Perkinson