Theological Territories: A David Bentley Hart Digest


Theological Territories: A David Bentley Hart Digest

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Publishers Weekly Best Book in Religion 2020

Foreword Review s INDIES Book of the Year Award, Religion

In Theological Territories, David Bentley Hart, one of America s most eminent contemporary writers on religion, reflects on the state of theology “at the borders” of other fields of discourse–metaphysics, philosophy of mind, science, the arts, ethics, and biblical hermeneutics in particular. The book advances many of Hart s larger theological projects, developing and deepening numerous dimensions of his previous work. Theological Territories constitutes something of a manifesto regarding the manner in which theology should engage other fields of concern and scholarship.

The essays are divided into five sections on the nature of theology, the relations between theology and science, the connections between gospel and culture, literary representations of and engagements with transcendence, and the New Testament. Hart responds to influential books, th