Theology, University, Humanities: Initium Sapientiae Timor Domini

Christopher Brittain (Editor), Francesca Murphy (Editor)

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This book discusses the relationship between theology and the humanities and their shared significance within contemporary universities. Taking up this complex question, twelve scholarly authors analyze the connections between theology and philosophy, history, scholarly literature, sociology, and law. Cumulatively, these essays make a case for the importance of reflecting on what binds the humanities and theology together. By meditating on ultimate, theological questions, this book brings the issue of the meaning and purpose of university education into a new light, exploring its deep significance for academic pursuits today.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWipf and Stock
Number of pages252
ISBN (Print)978-1-60899-815-9
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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