After Modernity-- What?: Agenda for Theology

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Zondervan, 1992 - Religion - 224 pages
This vigorous and incisive critique of modernity lights the path to recovering the revitalizing heritage of classical Christianity.
 

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This is not a badly crafted book, I just don't buy Oden's project. I think he is a lot more neo-orthodox than he cares to admit. But because he insists on not facing his neo-orthodoxy he ends up ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword by J I Packer
9
Full Circle
31
Defining Modernity
43
Postcritical Orthodoxy
59
Voices of Postmodernity
71
The Limits of Historical Method
121
Christs and Ours V i
133
The Expurgated Scripture 13
139
The Faith Once Delivered
165
The Center of a Wide Circumference
175
The Comic Premise
185
The Winter Temperament
195
Perennial Resources for Ministry
202
Abbreviations
211
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nbsp;Thomas C. Oden (PhD, Yale) is Director of the Center for Early African Christianity at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania and Henry Anson Buttz Professor of Theology and Ethics at Drew University. He is an ordained Methodist minister and the author of many books, including The Rebirth of Orthodoxy: Signs of New Life in Christianity , How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind: Rediscovering the African Seedbed of Western Christianity , Doctrinal Standards in the Wesleyan Tradition , and Classic Christianity . Dr. Oden is also the general editor for the widely-used Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture series.

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