Description - Shaping Theology by David F. Ford
This is an innovative book about the shape theology takes in its varied interactions - religious and secular, local and global, historical and contemporary, academic and practical. * An innovative book about the shape of theology in reaction to its relationship with the Church, with theologians, with other religions, and with the university * Written by David Ford, recognized internationally as one of the most creative of contemporary theologians * Considers how theology shapes other areas of life via its conversations in the public sphere and with non-faith communities * Views theology as both a way of thinking and a way of living, and considers how this lived character cannot be entirely grasped through reason alone * The first volume to bring together a complete and well-rounded account of theology's interaction with all its conversation partners.
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Author Biography - David F. Ford
David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of numerous books, including: Christian Wisdom: Desiring God and Learning in Love (2007), The Modern Theologians, 3rd edition (edited with Rachel Muers, Blackwell, 2005), and Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2000). He is a member of the editorial board of a number of major journals, including Modern Theology and Scottish Journal of Theology.