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By Susan A. Ross

Drawing at the knowledge and instructing event of hugely revered theologians, the attractive Theology sequence builds a company beginning for graduate research and different ministry formation courses. all of the six volumes—Scripture, Jesus, God, Discipleship, Anthropology, and Church—is serious about retrieving, conscientiously comparing, and constructively analyzing the Christian culture. finished in scope and accessibly written, those volumes, used jointly or independently, will stimulate wealthy theological mirrored image and dialogue. extra vital, the sequence will create and maintain the fervour of the subsequent iteration of theologians and church leaders.

What does it suggest to be human within the twenty-first century? Susan Ross explores this question in the course of the lens of human wants: for God, freedom, wisdom, love, and delight, but in addition for strength, patron items, self-gratification, and funds. starting with biblical narratives of human wants, she is going directly to contemplate how old, medieval, and glossy thinkers have wrestled with some of the ways in which humans have sought success on the earth and in God.

The twenty-first century brings new questions and carrying on with challenges:

    In a global of accelerating complexity and fragmentation, will we nonetheless discuss the self?
    How have feminism and new wondering sexuality replaced the methods we predict approximately ourselves?
    How will we continue our humanity within the face of huge human evil?
    What do the findings of technology say approximately our distinctiveness as human beings?

Anthropology: looking gentle and wonder deals a direction in the course of the many conflicting perspectives of humanity, suggesting a fuller lifestyle as we strive to keep on with the instance of Jesus.

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