Biography as Theology
208 Pages

Biography as Theology


208 Pages


This minor classic" of the narrative theology movement proposes to use biography as a way of doing theology, rather than using biography to set forth models of exemplary living to inspire the faithful.
By looking at the lives of four significant persons (Dag Hammarskjold, Martin Luther King, Jr., Clarence Jordan, and Charles Ives), the author discovers a theology that is adequate to account for the kind of lives these persons lived. This unique approach to theology is applicable to any religion, but the author has chosen to work within his own Christian tradition in this book.
The book concludes with suggested methods by which the work of doing theology biographically can be carried further.



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Published 30 July 2002
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EAN13 9781725207899
Language English
Document size 16 MB

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