Desiring God and Learning in Love
By (author) David F. Ford
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Christian Wisdom by David F. Ford
Book DescriptionWhat is Christian wisdom for living in the twenty-first century? Where is it to be found? How can it be learnt? In the midst of diverse religions and worldviews and the demands and complexities of our world, David Ford explores a Christian way of uniting love of wisdom with wisdom in love. Core elements are the 'discernment of cries', the love of God for God's sake, interpretation of scripture, and the shaping of desire in faith. Case studies deal with inter-faith wisdom among Jews, Christians and Muslims, universities as centres of wisdom as well as knowledge and know-how and the challenge of learning disabilities. Throughout, there is an attempt to do justice to the premodern, modern and postmodern while grappling with scripture, tradition and the cries of the world today. Ford opens up the rich resources of Christianity in engaging with the issues and urgencies of contemporary life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521698382
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David F. Ford
Drama of Living, Paperback (September 2014)
How can we live wisely today, attuned to God and to other people amid the ups and downs of modern life with its complexities, conflicts and distractions? Renowned theologian David Ford offers reflective and practical insights into living wisely and well, rooted in the Spirit.
Interreligious Reading After Vatican II, Paperback (December 2013)
Interreligious Reading After Vatican II brings together for the first time leading scholars from within and outside the Catholic tradition to discuss and undertake interreligious reading in the light of Vatican II.
Theology: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback (October 2013)
In this Very Short Introduction, David Ford provides a balanced survey, for both believers and non-believers, to the central questions of contemporary theology. In this new edition, Ford includes updates to a number of areas, including theology between faiths, theological responses to science, and the effect of globalization and technology.
Modern Theologians Reader, Hardback (December 2011)» View all books by David F. Ford
The Modern Theologians Readeris a unique text providing a collection of the key readings on major 20th-century theologians and theological movements, and texts on Christian theology's relation to science, globalization, and other faiths such as Buddhism and Judaism.
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Author Biography - David F. Ford
David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He is author of Self and Salvation: Being Transformed (1999) and co-editor with Ben Quash and Janet Martin Soskice of Fields of Faith: Theology and Religious Studies for the Twenty-First Century (2005).
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