Item description for Speaking in Parables: A Study in Metaphor and Theology by Sallie McFague...
Overview Too many times theology becomes abstract and systematic, and therefore is not effective at spreading the gospel. For McFague, Jesus' parables and the stories, poems, and confessions of many early Christians should be our models of how to spread the good news. By examining common writing traditions, McFague shows how the Great Commission can be better served.
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.49" Width: 5.66" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.59 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2004
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0800610970 ISBN13 9780800610975
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More About Sallie McFague
Sallie McFague has been the Carpenter Professor of Theology at Vanderbilt Divinity School, where she taught for thirty years. She is now distinguished theologian in residence at the Vancouver School of Theology in Vancouver, British Columbia. Among her many influential works, all from Fortress Press, are: Blessed are the Consumers (2013); Life Abundant: Rethinking Theology and Economy for a Planet in Peril (2000); Super, Natural Christians: How We Should Love Nature (1997); The Body of God: An Ecological Theology (1993); Models of God: Theology for an Ecological, Nuclear Age (1987), which received the American Academy of Religion's Award for Excellence; and Metaphorical Theology: Models of God in Religious Language (1982).
Sallie McFague currently resides in Nashville. Sallie McFague has an academic affiliation as follows - Vancouver School of Theology.
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