Power and Christian Theology Paperback
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Power and Christian Theology
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In the history of theology, and based in the Scriptures, are to be found diverging tendencies; one which sees no difficulty in the affirmation of divine power and its human embodiment, the other in which power is radically re-thought. In early modern Europe power was given new, realistic expression, and the discipline of sociology was born. Theology has had consequently to face new problems.
Stephen Sykes argues that it is not credible to attempt to dissociate Christian faith from the phenomena of power in their entirety. He holds that human beings are enmeshed in a deeply ambiguous context, a world of overlapping and intersecting powers. The dangers which inevitably accompany the use of power are better avoided by their explicit recognition, than by heroic exercises of self-deception.
Power and Christian Theology by Stephen Sykes was published by Continuum in May 2006 and is our 42728th best seller. The ISBN for Power and Christian Theology is 9780826476517.
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|Page last updated||14th October 2016|
|Author / Artist||Stephen Sykes|
|Publisher||Continuum (May 2006)|
|Number of Pages||160|