Paul Sheppy argues that the Christian Church should construct its theological agenda on funerary theology and practice in dialogue with the disciplines of medicine, the law, philosophy, psychology and anthropology.
Provides an introduction to the core Christian doctrines, the historical context in which they arose, and their importance to contemporary Christian belief and practice. This book is useful for students in church history, historical theology, and systematic theology classes in college/university settings, as well as seminaries/theological schools.
A Faithful Presence shows how churches work together and of the range of social action undertaken by churches locally and nationally - pastoral, advocacy, campaigning. It is designed to be of interest to clerical and lay audiences across denominations, including those who create, manage and implement social justice initiatives.
New Perspectives demonstrates the consistency of God's love for the Jewish people throughout the scriptures. What made the people of Israel significant in the first place? What role does the promised land play for the people of Israel? are just two of the questions answered in this fresh understanding of Israel.
Samuel Wells shares his vision for the Church as imagined by HeartEdge, the growing network of churches established by St Martin-in-the-Fields, with its fourfold focus for renewing the mission activity of the church: commerce, culture, congregation and compassion.