The Resource Signs & wonders: : theology after modernity, Ellen T. Armour, (ebook)

Signs & wonders: : theology after modernity, Ellen T. Armour, (ebook)

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Signs & wonders: : theology after modernity
Title
Signs & wonders:
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theology after modernity
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Ellen T. Armour
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Signs and wonders
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eng
Summary
We are told modernity's end will destabilize familiar ways of knowing, doing, and being, but are these changes we should dread - or celebrate? Four significant events (and the iconic images that represent them) catalyze this question: the consecration of openly gay Episcopalian Bishop Gene Robinson, the mistreatment of prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison, the politicization of the death of Terri Schiavo, and the disastrous response to Hurricane Katrina. Framed by an original appropriation of Michel Foucault, and drawing on resources in visual culture theory and the history of photography, Ellen T. Armour explores the anxieties, passions, and power dynamics bound up in the photographic representation and public reception of these events. Together, these phenomena expose modernity's benevolent and malevolent disruptions and reveal the systemic fractures and fissures that herald its end, for better and for worse. In response to these signs and wonders, Armour lays the groundwork for a theology and philosophy of life better suited to our (post)modern moment: one that owns up to the vulnerabilities that modernity sought to disavow and better enables us to navigate the ethical issues we now confront
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Midwest
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1959-
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Armour, Ellen T.
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230
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Gender, Theory, and Religion
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  • Philosophy and religion
  • Philosophical theology
  • Postmodernism
  • Religion
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adult
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Signs & wonders: : theology after modernity, Ellen T. Armour, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231540940
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11861321
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remote
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11861321
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MWT11861321
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Signs & wonders: : theology after modernity, Ellen T. Armour, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231540940
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861321
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861321
System control number
MWT11861321
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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