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Theologies of Retrieval : An Exploration and Appraisal - (Hardcover)

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One of the most significant trends in academic theology today, which emerges within Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox points of view, is the growing interest in theologies of retrieval. This mode of thinking puts a special stress upon subjecting classic theological texts to a close reading, with a view toward using the resources that they provide to understand and address contemporary theological issues.

This volume offers an understanding of what theologies of retrieval are, what their rationale is, and what their strengths and weaknesses are. The contributions provided by a distinguished team of theologians answer the important questions that existing work has raised, expand on suggestions that have not yet been fully developed, summarize ideas to highlight themes that are relevant to the topics of this volume, and air new critiques that will spur further debate.

Number of Pages: 359
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Theology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2017
TCIN: 52147799
UPC: 9780567666796
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-0224
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