Anthropology : seeking light and beauty / Susan A. Ross ; Tatha Wiley, series editor
By: Ross, Susan A.Series: Engaging theology: Publisher: Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, c2012Description: xvii, 166 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780814659946; 0814659942; 9780814680001 (ebook); 0814680003 (ebook).Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Doctrines | Theological anthropology -- Catholic ChurchDDC classification: 233
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"A Michael Glazier book."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Ancient resources on being human. Biblical resources -- Early Christianity on being human -- Resources from the medieval and Reformation periods. Medieval thought -- The Reformation -- Resources from modernity. The desire for knowledge -- The desire for freedom -- Christian selfhood and postmodernity. Characteristics of postmodern selfhood -- Christian theological engagement with postmodernity -- The beauty of embodiment : body and sexuality. The body -- Sex -- The human capacity for evil and the hope for salvation. The human capacity for and propensity to evil -- Understanding the perpetrators of evil -- Victims of evil -- Witnesses to evil -- Theology, science, and human personhood. What makes us the imago Dei? -- Animals and human beings -- Human beings and the world around us -- Neuroscience and the human -- Technology, medicine, and the human person -- Conclusion : seeking light and beauty