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Sheila Greeve Davaney, John Bowlin, Jarrett Kerbel and Elizabeth Valdez

general continues to play an important role in our communities; in addition, faith-based organizing has emerged during the last several decades with a unique identity that contributes to the success of community organizing and also present particular possibilities and challenges as they seek financial

Thomas O’Brien

rest of the book. Part two of Jantzen’s book focuses primarily on the Hebrew Scriptures, as she identifies the themes and counter-themes present in Judaism and the religions of the Near East; much of this exploration will be familiar territory to anyone familiar with the literature. Nevertheless

Judith Soares

create and secure, based on their past and present experiences, a reformed social order rooted in relations of social justice within the existing framework of a truncated capitalism; the dominant mode of production in Caribbean society. In this most recent contribution to the literature and discourses

Colby Dickinson

subject I continue to find fascinating and very timely. Over the last decade or so, a number of works on political theology have emerged and interest in such studies shows no signs of letting up anytime soon. There are not at present, however, many works that seek to characterize the foundations of the

Jordan Daniel Wood

Watt and Jacobus Kok present an exhaustive assessment of the different forms of violence in the Gospel of John, the ‘Gospel of love’, concluding that the Johannine endorsement of the use of vilification by Jesus and his followers is ‘motivated by love against the background of the mission of Jesus’ and

Robert C. Newman

more or unless unchanged, and then either become extinct or survive to the present; Darwin and the palaeontologists of his day were already aware of this problem. The palaeontologists thought the discovery of fossils indicating species which remain unchanged or which became extinct counted against

Jonas Lundblad

theologian such as Schleiermacher right into the midst of contemporary socio-cultural challenges. Both the substantial prospects and debatable shortcomings of his interpretations stem from a palpable desire to read Schleiermacher in light of certain present-day cultural diagnoses rather than to dwell within

Benedikt Brunner

cultures of the present. Thirdly, she describes ‘postmodern discipleship’ (p. 124) as a talent, with which she connects the features of autonomy, initiative and mysticism. She states that the ‘search for faithfulness is never resolved. It always relies on surrender to the truth and call of God, reliance on

Thomas Porter

this by building a ‘political concep- tion’ of justice which is ‘freestanding’—independent of any particular moral out- look—and yet the focus of an ‘overlapping consensus’, wherein adherents of the various reasonable but opposed moral outlooks present in a pluralistic society fi nd resources within

Adrian Bird

dignity within wider contemporary dialogue. Although theological discussion on the concepts covered in this book are not new, as Soulen and Woodhead rightly point out (p. 1), this volume provides an invaluable resource in seeking to reframe and reignite present day discourse on human dignity. Despite the