The Vocation of Theology Today: A Festschrift for David Ford

Tom Greggs, Rachel Muers, Simeon Zahl

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Abstract

What is the task of theology in a complex religious and secular world? What are theologians called to contribute to society, the churches, and the academy? Can theology be both fully faithful to Christian tradition and Scripture, and fully open to the challenges of the twenty-first century? In this book, an international team of contributors, including some of the best-known names in the field, respond to these questions in programmatic essays that set the direction for future debates about the vocation of theology. David Ford, in whose honor the collection is produced, has been for many years a key figure in articulating and shaping the role of contemporary theology. The contributors are his colleagues, collaborators, and former students, and their essays engage in dialogue with his work. The main unifying feature of this exciting collection is not Ford's work per se, however, but a shared engagement with the pressing question of theology's vocation today.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherCascade Books
Number of pages424
ISBN (Electronic)9781610976251
ISBN (Print)9781610976251
Publication statusPublished - 8 Feb 2013

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    Greggs, T., Muers, R., & Zahl, S. (2013). The Vocation of Theology Today: A Festschrift for David Ford. Cascade Books.