The Education of Christian Faith: Critical and Literary Encounters with the New Testament

Sussex Academic Press, 2000 - 279 páginas
"A fascinating and deeply learned book. The core theme is learning. The book rests on a presentation of Jesus as having undergone a process of education: he learned through suffering (Heb. 5:8). Cragg develops this theme through a many-sided conversation with some modern figures who provide case studies in Christ-learning: Hooker, Newman, Browning, Faulkner, Kipling, Nietzsche and Wilde. This is an exceptional work: first, here is a christology that refuses to downplay the full, human obedience of Jesus, and takes time, history and process seriously; second, this christology becomes integral to an engagement with contemporary culture which would be hard to match for thoroughness, sensitivity and profundity. A very significant achievement." The Expository Times. "Written in a strikingly subtle and penetrating style, this volume reveals an immense erudition, and a truly extraordinary moral and religious sensitivity, theological acumen and critical awareness, literary and other." W. D. Davies, Emeritus Professor, Duke University

Sobre el autor (2000)

Kenneth Cragg was first in Jerusalem in 1939, and subsequently became deeply involved in areas of faith between Semitic religions under the stress of current politics. He later pursued doctoral studies in Oxford where he first graduated and became Prizeman' in Theology and Moral Philosophy, and where he is now an Honorary Fellow of Jesus College. He was a Bishop in the Anglican Jurisdiction in Jerusalem and elsewhere in the Middle East, and played ecclesiastical roles in Africa and India. A Certain Sympathy of Scriptures is a companion book to his Readings in the Qur'an (1988; 1999), and more broadly to his Faiths in Their Pronouns: Websites of Identity (2002). Other works by Bishop Cragg, and published by Sussex Academic Press, include: With God in Human Trust -- Christian Faith and Contemporary Humanism; The Weight in the Word -- Prophethood, Biblical and Quranic; and The Education of Christian Faith.

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