Christianity and civil society : theological education for public life / Christianity & civil society Rodney L. Petersen, editor. - Maryknoll, N.Y. : Cambridge, Mass. : Orbis Books ; Boston Theological Institute, c1995. - xxv, 165 p. : music ; 24 cm. - The Boston Theological Institute annual ; vol. 4 . - Boston Theological Institute annual series ; v. 4. .

Papers presented at a symposium held to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Boston Theological Institute, 1992-1993.

Includes bibliographical references.

Preface -- Foreward -- How to understand the church in an individualistic society / Robert N. Bellah -- Social theory and Christian public morality for the common life / Max L. Stackhouse -- A Black church challenge to and perspective on Christianity and civil society / Lawrence H. Mamiya -- The Bible in public discourse / Richard Lovelace -- The foundation of theological knowledge / David Hollenbach -- Formation for ministry in the nineties / Brian O. McDermott -- Elements for effective seminary-based urban theological education / Eldin Villafane -- The global challenge / Kwok Pui-lan -- The classical challenge / Robert Cummings Neville -- "Coming to our senses" / Robert Bellah -- "Sing together on our journey" a hymn for the Boston Theological Institute / Brian A. Wren, lyrics; Peter Cutts, music.

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Theology--Study and teaching--Congresses--United States
Sociology, Christian--Study and teaching--Congresses--United States
Church and the world--Congresses

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