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The Body of God : An Ecological Theology - Sallie McFague

The Body of God

An Ecological Theology

Paperback Published: 1st May 1993
ISBN: 9780800627355
Number Of Pages: 292

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A very distinctive and important new option for Christian theology. McFague proposes in a clear and challenging way a theological program based on what she calls 'the organic model' for conceiving God.

The Ecological Crisisp. 1
A Lament for the Planetp. 2
The Planetary Agendap. 8
One Theologian's Response: The Model of the Bodyp. 13
A Meditation on the Bodyp. 22
The Organic Modelp. 27
The Classic Organic Modelp. 30
The Common Creation Storyp. 38
Embodied Knowing, Embodied Doingp. 47
Ecological Unityp. 55
A Theology of Naturep. 65
Theology and the Planetary Agendap. 67
Theology of Nature: Remythologizing Christian Doctrinep. 78
A Reading of Postmodern Science: Organism or Mechanismp. 91
At Home on the Earthp. 99
Our Place in the Scheme of Thingsp. 103
Sin: The Refusal to Accept Our Placep. 112
God and the Worldp. 131
A Meditation on Exodus 33:23bp. 131
Major Models of God and the Worldp. 136
Spirit and Bodyp. 141
Creation: Production, Procreation, or Procreation-Emanation?p. 151
The Body of Godp. 159
The Shape of the Body: The Christic Paradigmp. 162
The Scope of the Body: The Cosmic Christp. 179
Face, Body, and Spirit: Some Reflections on the Trinityp. 191
A New Shape for Humanityp. 197
Eschatology: The Hope for a New Creationp. 198
Ethics: A New Lens for Seeingp. 202
Ecclesia: A Sign of the New Creationp. 205
Some Afterthoughtsp. 207
Notesp. 213
Name Indexp. 263
Subject Indexp. 266
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ISBN: 9780800627355
ISBN-10: 0800627350
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 292
Published: 1st May 1993
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.82 x 14.12  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.4