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Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Martha L. Moore-Keish and Christian T. Collins Winn (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284603
eISBN:
9780823286102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284603.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In a world in which interreligious engagement is both more dangerous and more imperative than ever, and in which the category of “religion” itself has come under increasing scrutiny, the discipline ... More

A Theology of Failurežižek against Christian Innocence

A Theology of Failure: žižek against Christian Innocence

Marika Rose

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284078
eISBN:
9780823285914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284078.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Everyone agrees that theology has failed, but the question of how to respond to this failure is contested. Against both radical orthodoxy and deconstructive theology, Rose proposes that Christian ... More

Crucified WisdomTheological Reflection on Christ and the Bodhisattva

Crucified Wisdom: Theological Reflection on Christ and the Bodhisattva

S. Mark Heim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281244
eISBN:
9780823285990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281244.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book is the first systematic discussion of the bodhisattva path in Māhayāna Buddhism from the perspective of Christian comparative theology. With the increasing interest and participation of ... More

Decolonial LoveSalvation in Colonial Modernity

Decolonial Love: Salvation in Colonial Modernity

Joseph Drexler-Dreis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281886
eISBN:
9780823286003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281886.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book raises the question of what it means to engage in theological reflection in an authentic way in the present context of global coloniality. In response to the historical manifestations of ... More

When God Was a BirdChristianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World

When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World

Mark I. Wallace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281329
eISBN:
9780823284955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281329.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

At one time, God was a bird. In ancient Egypt, Thoth was the Ibis-headed divinity of magic and wisdom. Winged divine beings—griffins and harpies—populated the pantheon of Greek antiquity, and ... More

How to Do Comparative Theology

How to Do Comparative Theology

Francis X. Clooney and Klaus von Stosch (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278404
eISBN:
9780823280513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278404.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

How To Do Comparative Theology contributes to the maturation of method in the field of comparative theological studies, learning across religious borders, by bringing together essays drawing on ... More

Liturgical PowerBetween Economic and Political Theology

Liturgical Power: Between Economic and Political Theology

Nicholas Heron

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278688
eISBN:
9780823280537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278688.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

To the question that animated the twentieth-century debate on political theology—namely, whether Christianity is exclusively a religious phenomenon, which must separate itself from all things ... More

God, Hierarchy, and PowerOrthodox Theologies of Authority from Byzantium

God, Hierarchy, and Power: Orthodox Theologies of Authority from Byzantium

Ashley M. Purpura

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278374
eISBN:
9780823280612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278374.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

What are the religious justifications for the historical development and maintenance of hierarchy as the model of ecclesiastical organization in Orthodox Christianity? Beginning with its Christian ... More

Entangled WorldsReligion, Science, and New Materialisms

Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane Rubenstein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Historically speaking, theology can be said to operate “materiaphobically.” Protestant Christianity in particular has bestowed upon theology a privilege of the soul over the body and belief over ... More

IntercarnationsExercises in Theological Possibility

Intercarnations: Exercises in Theological Possibility

Catherine Keller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276455
eISBN:
9780823277094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276455.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Affirmations of body, flesh, and matter pervade current theology and inevitably echo with the doctrine of the incarnation. Yet, in practice, materialism remains contested ground—between Marxist and ... More

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