In this exciting collection, an array of contemporary theologians reflect on the work of the Holy Spirit in relation to some of the world’s most pressing issues and problems. Offering a corrective to disembodied discussions of the Spirit, this book provides a look at the Holy Spirit set loose and sustaining the gift and struggle for life in the midst of today’s troubled world. Among other topics, the contributors examine the Spirit’s activity in the reading of Scripture, the reality of religious pluralism, the growing ecological crisis, the rise of consumerism, and issues of empire.
Contributors include John B. Cobb Jr., Roger Haight SJ, Barbara A. Holmes, David H. Jensen, Molly T. Marshall, Sallie McFague, Amy Plantinga Pauw, Joerg Rieger, Eugene F. Rogers Jr., and Amos Yong. David H. Jensen is Associate Professor of Constructive Theology at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Among his books is Responsible Labor: A Theology of Work, also published by Westminster John Knox Press.