Item description for Practicing Christianity: Critical Perspectives for an Embodied Spirituality by Margaret R. Miles...
Overview In this book Margaret Miles gives a detailed critique of classic Christian devotional materials, such as The Imitation of Christ and The Pilgrim's Progress. She speaks as a scholar, as a Christian living in the modern world, and as a woman, and ends by discussing the relevance of her findings to Christian life today.
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.06" Width: 6.08" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.69 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2006
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1597527505 ISBN13 9781597527507
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More About Margaret R. Miles
Margaret R. Miles is Dean and d Academic Vice-President of the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, and is President of the American Academy of Religion. She was formerly Bussey Professor of historical Theology at Harvard University. Her previous books include Image as Insight: Visual Understanding in Western Christianity and Secular Culture, Carnal Knowing: female Nakedness and Religious Meaning in the Christian West, Seeing an Believing: Religion and values in the Movies, and, most recently, Reading for Life: Beauty, Pluralism, and Responsibility (1998).