Ethnographic theology : an inquiry into the production of theological knowledge /

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Author / Creator:Wigg-Stevenson, Natalie.
Edition:First edition.
Imprint:New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Description:x, 210 pages ; 23 cm
Language:English
Subject:Christianity and culture.
Ethnology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Theology -- Methodology.
Knowledge, Theory of (Religion)
Christianity and culture.
Ethnology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Knowledge, Theory of (Religion)
Theology -- Methodology.
Theologie
Methode
Ethnologie
Knowledge, Theory of (Religion)
Theology - Methodology.
Christianity and culture.
Ethnology - Religious aspects - Christianity.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11338289
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ISBN:9781137390431
1137390433
9781137387752
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:Can ethnography open new possibilities for theology in the often unlikely places where we live our faith? This book breaks new ground by using reflexive ethnographic methods to get academic theologians and everyday Christians talking to each other about theology. Drawing on the author's research in the Baptist church where she served as a minister, the resulting "ethnographic theology" produces constructive theological insights and proposes creative alternatives for Christian thought and action. This text crosses multiple genres - from critical theological methods to experimental doctrinal theology, from creative non-fiction to reflexive spiritual autobiography - making a compelling read for academic theologians, laity and clergy alike. By rigorously outlining an ethnographic theological method and demonstrating that method's fruits with extensive constructive theological work in ecclesiology, social transformation, embodiment, sanctification, and more, Ethnographic Theology opens new possibilities for how contemporary theology can be done.
Other form:Ebook version 9781137387752
Standard no.:40024195476

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