9780521169790

The Wisdom of the Christian Faith

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521169790

  • ISBN10:

    0521169798

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-11-12
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Summary

Although typically separated, philosophy and New Testament theology are mutually beneficial for the understanding of the distinctive wisdom that guides Christian thought and life. The Wisdom of the Christian Faith fills a major gap in the literature on the philosophy of religion. It is the first book on the philosophy of religion to be authored entirely by philosophers while directly engaging themes of wisdom in the Christian tradition. The book consists of all new essays, with contributions from John Cottingham, Paul Gooch, Gordon Graham, John Hare, Michael T. McFall, Paul K. Moser, Andrew Pinsent, Robert Roberts, Charles Taliaferro, William Wainwright, Jerry Walls, Sylvia Walsh, Paul Weithman, and Merold Westphal.

Table of Contents

Introduction: philosophy and cruciform wisdom
Wisdom, Faith, and Reason:
Faithful knowing
Repentance and self-knowledge
Obedience and responsibility
Forgiveness, justification, and reconciliation
Wisdom, Love, and Evil:
Wisdom and evil
Moral character and temptation
Altruism, egoism and sacrifice
Unconditional love and spiritual virtues
Wisdom, Contemplation, and Action:
Meaningful life
Beauty and aesthetics in theology
Education for political autonomy
The wisdom of hope in a despairing world
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