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The cross in our context : Jesus and the suffering world

Author: Douglas John Hall
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this small gem of theological reflection, North America's foremost "theologian of the cross" offers a profound and compelling contemplation on the relevance of the church's most fundamental confession. Hall ponders what confessing Jesus as crucified means in today's context, one that is postmodern, pluralistic, multicultural, and in some respects post-Christian. A digest of his monumental trilogy, this book lays  Read more...
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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jésus-Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas John Hall
ISBN: 0800635817 9780800635817
OCLC Number: 52873152
Awards: Winner of Book of the Year (Book of the Year) 2004
Description: x, 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: What is the theology of the cross? --
Theology of the cross as contextual theology --
Engaging the world --
The crucified God --
The grandeur and misery of the human being --
Jesus Christ, and Him crucified --
The church and the cross --
The theology of the cross and the crisis of Christendom --
On being Christian today --
God's reign, creation's future.
Responsibility: Douglas John Hall.
Local System Bib Number:
188203

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A contemplation on the relevance of the church's most fundamental confession. Hall ponders what confessing Jesus as crucified means in today's context, one that is postmodern, pluralistic,  Read more...
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