Christianity and civil society : theological education for public life / Rodney L. Petersen, editor.
Contributor(s): Petersen, Rodney Lawrence | Boston Theological Institute.Material type: TextSeries: Boston Theological Institute annual series: v. 4.Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Cambridge, Mass. : Orbis Books ; Boston Theological Institute, c1995Description: xxv, 165 p. : music ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1570750092 (pbk.) :.Other title: Christianity & civil society [Cover title].Subject(s): Theology -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Congresses | Sociology, Christian -- United States -- Study and teaching -- Congresses | Church and the world -- CongressesLOC classification: BV4030 | .C48 1995
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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.