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Where Mortals Dwell A Christian View of Place for Today

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ISBN-10: 0801036372

ISBN-13: 9780801036378

Edition: 2011

Authors: Craig G. Bartholomew

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Place is fundamental to human existence. However, we have lost the very human sense of place in today's postmodern and globalized world. Craig Bartholomew, a noted Old Testament scholar and the coauthor of two popular texts on the biblical narrative, provides a biblical, theological, and philosophical grounding for place in our rootless culture. He illuminates the importance of place throughout the biblical canon, in the Christian tradition, and in the contours of contemporary thought. Bartholomew encourages readers to recover a sense of place and articulates a hopeful Christian vision of placemaking in today's world. Anyone interested in place and related environmental themes, including…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Baker Academic
Publication date: 9/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.02" wide x 9.02" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.144

Craig Bartholomew (MA, Potchefstroom University, PhD, Bristol University) is professor of philosophy and biblical studies at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada. He is the author of Reading Ecclesiastes: Old Testament Exegesis and Hermeneutical Theory. He has also edited In the Fields of the Lord: A Calvin Served Reader and co-edited Christ and Consumerism: A Critical Analysis of the Spirit of the Age. He is the series editor for the Scripture and Hermeneutics Series.

List of Illustrations
Place in the Bible
The Theology of Place in Genesis 1-3
Outside Eden: Building Cities
The Nations, Abraham, and Journeying to the Land
Place, Law, and Ritual
Place in the Historical Books, the Prophets, and the Wisdom Literature
Place in the Gospels
Place in Paul
Place in the General Epistles
Place in the Western Philosophical and Christian Traditions
Place in the "Western Philosophical Tradition
Place in the Christian Tradition: Introduction
Early Church Fathers
The Middle Ages, the Reformers, and the Protestant Tradition
The Modern Period
Contemporary Theologies of Place
A Christian View of Place for Today
Contours of a Christian View of Place
Placemaking and the City
Placemaking in Garden and Home
Placemaking in Various Facets of Life
Epilogue: Spirituality and of Place
Scripture Index
Subject Index