By Susan A. Ross

Drawing at the knowledge and educating adventure of hugely revered theologians, the enticing Theology sequence builds a company origin for graduate research and different ministry formation courses. all of the six volumes—Scripture, Jesus, God, Discipleship, Anthropology, and Church—is focused on retrieving, conscientiously comparing, and constructively reading the Christian culture. finished in scope and accessibly written, those volumes, used jointly or independently, will stimulate wealthy theological mirrored image and dialogue. extra vital, the sequence will create and maintain the fervour of the subsequent iteration of theologians and church leaders.

What does it suggest to be human within the twenty-first century? Susan Ross explores this query during the lens of human wishes: for God, freedom, wisdom, love, and enjoyment, but in addition for strength, client items, self-gratification, and cash. starting with biblical narratives of human wishes, she is going directly to give some thought to how historical, medieval, and sleek thinkers have wrestled with a few of the ways in which humans have sought success on the planet and in God.

The twenty-first century brings new questions and carrying on with challenges:

    In a global of accelerating complexity and fragmentation, do we nonetheless speak about the self?
    How have feminism and new puzzling over sexuality replaced the methods we predict approximately ourselves?
    How can we retain our humanity within the face of immense human evil?
    What do the findings of technology say approximately our distinctiveness as human beings?

Anthropology: looking gentle and sweetness deals a direction in the course of the many conflicting perspectives of humanity, suggesting a fuller approach to life as we attempt to keep on with the instance of Jesus.

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