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Where mortals dwell : a Christian view of place for today

Author: Craig G Bartholomew
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Craig Bartholomew provides a biblical, theological, and philosophical grounding for place in our rootless culture and articulates a hopeful Christian vision of placemaking for today's world. He illuminates the importance of place throughout the biblical canon, in the Christian tradition, and in the contours of contemporary thought. --from publisher description
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig G Bartholomew
ISBN: 9780801036378 0801036372
OCLC Number: 662401625
Description: xii, 372 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 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 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 --
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.
Responsibility: Craig G. Bartholomew.

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Craig Bartholomew provides a biblical, theological, and philosophical grounding for place in our rootless culture and articulates a hopeful Christian vision of placemaking for today's world. He illuminates the importance of place throughout the biblical canon, in the Christian tradition, and in the contours of contemporary thought. --from publisher description
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