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Cross Examinations Readings on the Meaning of the Cross Today

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ISBN-10: 0800620461

ISBN-13: 9780800620462

Edition: 2006

Authors: Marit A. Trelstad

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In today's theological landscape the significance of the cross has become strongly affirmed and radically questioned. This exciting volume gathers theologians and historians who have thought through these critical and constructive issues: Do traditional understandings of the cross valorize suffering or violence? Are the older soteriological models, which see redemption as a kind of ransom or debt satisfaction, fitting for the contemporary worldview? Do they produce a piety that acquiesces in needless suffering, or does the cross precisely meet the massive suffering and injustice of today's world? Following an expert introduction to the issues and options by editor Marit Trelstad, each
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 7/21/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Introduction: The Cross in Context
The Cross in Racial and Gender Oppression
Black Women's Surrogacy Experience and the Christian Notion of Redemption
Our Mothers' Gardens: Rethinking Sacrifice
The Cross and Male Violence
Maternal Sacrifice as a Hermeneutics of the Cross
Becoming a Feminist Theologian of the Cross
Contextualizing the Cross for the Sake of Subjectivity
Lavish Love: A Covenantal Ontology
The Cross: God and the Suffering World
The Crucified God: Yesterday and Today: 1972-2002
All That Matters: What an Epistemology of the Cross Is Good For
Reading Ourselves into the Cross Story: Luther and United States Latinos
Imagining the Cross: Through the Eyes of Marian Kolodziej
A Theology of the Cross for the "Uncreators"
The Passion of Christ: Grace Both Red and Green
The Cross: Imperialism, Violence, and Peace
Saved by What Shouldn't Happen: The Anti-Sacrificial Meaning of the Cross
Violence in Christian Theology
The Cross of Resurrection and Communal Redemption
Theology of the Cross: Challenge and Opportunity for the Post-Christendom Church
The Cross as Military Symbol for Sacrifice
American Torture and the Body of Christ: Making and Remaking Worlds
For Further Reading
Index of Names
Index of Subjects