Voices from the Borderland: Re-imagining Cross-Cultural Urban Theology in the 21st Century,

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    Abstract

    Urban theology affirms the importance of context - notably the place of the city - in theological reflection. However, it has often been confined to particular contexts or theological camps and thus failed to engage with the fluidity of contemporary urban societies. 'Voices from the Borderland' presents an overview of urban theology, arguing that the twenty-first century demands a dialogical model of theology that enacts progressive change. The volume draws on studies of the multicultural and multi-faith British urban experience and situates these within the wider international context. The works of influential theologians in the field are examined and the dialogue between theology, globalisation, post-colonialism, postmodernism and "post-religious" urban culture critically explored. The volume is unique in bringing together urban liberation theology, urban black theology, reformist urban theology, globalisation urban theology, and post-religious urban theology.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationLondon/New York
    PublisherRoutledge
    Number of pages256
    ISBN (Electronic)9781315539478
    ISBN (Print)9781845537043, 9781845537036
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2010

    Keywords

    • Urban Theology
    • Urbanization

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Religious studies
    • Urban Studies

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