By Graham Ward
This paintings through Graham Ward, essentially the most visionary theologians of his new release, comprises 9 interrelated stories of representations of Christ. Drawn from assets as varied because the New testomony and twentieth-century continental philosophy, Ward develops his personal unique incarnational theology. From his exploration of latest different types resembling the physique, gender, wish, politics and the elegant, a Christology emerges that's either rooted in Scriptural exegesis and anxious with today’s cultural concerns; and a imaginative and prescient looks of the probabilities for dwelling oriented in the direction of the great, the real, the attractive and the simply.
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Fortress Press, 1982). Here the recognition that ‘the writer has told the story in such a way as to have certain effects upon the reader. The reader experiences much of the same bafflement and reversals as do the characters’ (p. 1) is analysed in terms of the poetics of narrative, the rhetorical techniques employed by the author. The reader’s experience is again foregrounded in the Conclusion, which expands the observation that ‘The reader experiences a story-world in which God’s ways are hidden’ (p.
Where can we begin to contemplate the mystery of this relationship? ’72 All the essays in this collection reflect this concern with being ‘made in the image of ’; if we make enquiry into what a culture is we find that it is a system of symbols and practices involving symbols, a constellation of interrelated meanings that can only be meaningful – and be communicated and taught as meaningful – because they have material form. The character of the form is manifold: a gesture, an event, a word, a sign.
The theological method throughout is both hermeneutical and phenomenological; for ultimately, the reductions performed by phenomenology have to be read theologically, they do not render visible the theological as such. 81 The statement might have come from the writings of his contemporary, the Catholic theologian, Henri de Lubac. But de Lubac’s approach to the same ‘mystery of the world and of reason’ was through excavating and examining the Biblical exegeses of the Greek and Latin Fathers. While appreciating the concerns in phenomenology for exploring the complexity of our relationship to the world, I have wished to read this complexity through the lenses of Scriptural exegesis.
Christ and Culture (Challenges in Contemporary Theology) by Graham Ward