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Cokesbury
The Depth of the Human Person
A Multidisciplinary Approach
$37.99
($45.00)
This volume brings together leading theologians, biblical scholars, scientists, philosophers, ethicists, and others to explore the multidimensionality and depth of the human person. Moving away from dualistic (mind-body, spirit-flesh, naturalmental) anthropologies, the book's contributors examine human personhood in terms of a complex flesh-body-mind-heart-soul-conscience-reason-spirit spectrum.
The Depth of the Human Person begins with a provocative essay on the question -Why is personhood conceptually difficult?- It then rises to the challenge of relating theological contributions on the subject to various scientific explorations. Finally, the book turns to contemporary theological-ethical challenges, discussing such subjects as human dignity, embodiment, gender stereotypes, and human personhood at the edges of life.
Contributors:
  • Maria Antonaccio
  • Warren S. Brown
  • Philip Clayton
  • Volker Henning Drecoll
  • Markus Hofner
  • Origen V. Jathanna
  • Malcolm Jeeves
  • Isolde Karle
  • Eiichi Katayanagi
  • Andreas Kemmerling
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  • Stephan Kirste
  • Bernd Oberdorfer
  • John C. Polkinghorne
  • Jeffrey P. Schloss
  • Andreas Schule
  • William Schweiker
  • Gerd Theissen
  • Gunter Thomas
  • Frank Vogelsang
  • Michael Welker
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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780802869791
    • Manufacturer: William B Eerdmans Pub Co
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780802869791
    • Publication Date: 06/01/2014
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Michael Welker
    • Page Count: 400
    • Weight: 1.23 pounds
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