Item description for The Secular Experience of God (Christian Mission and Modern Culture) by Kenneth Cragg...
Overview How equipped are today's religious to cope with secular dilemmas, and out of what resources can they respond? Kenneth Cragg begins his exploration of these questions by reviewing several of the ironies present in the secular/religious situation. Cragg analyzes the shape of the religious mind and considers the role of Christianity in a climate of irreligion, pluralism, and competition of other "authorities" of revelation.
Publishers Description How equipped are today s religions to cope with secular dilemmas and out of what resources can they respond? Kenneth Cragg begins his exploration of these questions by reviewing several of the ironies present in the secular/religious situation. Then follows a discussion of culture, focusing on sexuality as the core of cultural formation in birth, the family, and human relationships. Cragg analyzes the shape of the religious mind as perpetuated in the time and flux of the centuries and, in conclusion, considers the question: In what terms can Christian finality hold in a climate of irreligion, pluralism, and competition from other authorities of revelation? Kenneth Cragg has written widely on the theology and history of Islam, Middle East Christianity, Christian theology, and interreligious dialogue. In addition to teaching in universities and graduate schools of theology in Great Britain, the Middle East, and North America, he also served as Assistant Bishop of the Anglican Church in Jerusalem.
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Studio: Trinity Press International
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.24" Width: 4.78" Height: 0.32" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1998
Publisher Trinity Press International
Series Christian Mission And Modern Cul
ISBN 1563382237 ISBN13 9781563382239
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More About Kenneth Cragg
Kenneth Cragg was a bishop in the Anglican Jurisdiction in Jerusalem and elsewhere in the Middle East, and played ecclesiastical roles in Africa and India. He is the author of several books, including "A Certain Sympathy of Scriptures," "The Education of Christian Faith," "Faith at Suicide," "Faiths in Their Pronouns," "God's Wrong Is Most of All," "Readings in the Qur'an," "Semitism," "The Weight in the Word," and "With God in Human Trust."
Kenneth Cragg lived in Jerusalem. Kenneth Cragg was born in 1913 and died in 2012.