Trustpilot
MENU
Compare Selected 0

Turns of Phrase: Radical Theology from A-Z [9780334044192]

(No reviews yet) Write a Review
In 40 years of writing Don Cupitt has coined many new words and phrases to communicate his ideas, but he has written so much that critics have split him up into stages, and readers complain of obscurity. Piqued, he here represents an entertaining 'Devil's Dictionary' of his own ideas, with cross-links from entry to entry guiding the reader around his system. Cupitt's teaching is a form of religious naturalism based, not like Spinoza's on geometrical reasoning, but upon the more biological idea of an uprush of energies pouring out into symbolic expression. He points out that the non-arrival of the Kingdom left the early Christians looking up vigilantly towards a better world that was yet to come. Today, people no longer expect any further world after this one, and Church-religion no longer works. It is too inhibited. Instead, we need to work out, and start living out, the philosophy and the ethic of the final world, now. It is a world in which the original spirituality of the 'inner life' is replaced by a new religion of 'self-outing' and putting on a 'good show' - the religion of 'solar' generosity that Cupitt attributes to the original Jesus.
AUTHOR: Don Cupitt is a Life Fellow at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and the author of many books including The Sea of Faith, Taking Leave of God, The Old Creed and the New, Jesus and Philosophy, The Meaning of the West, Solar Ethics and The Fountain.
more
less
Free UK Delivery
rrp: £16.99
£12.98
(You save £4.01 )
Availability:
Delivery usually in 2-6 working days.
Add to Wish List
SKU:
9780334044192
UPC:
9780334044192
Availability:
Delivery usually in 2-6 working days.
Author:
Don Cupitt
Publisher:
SCM Press
Publication:
30-Sep-2011
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
128
Tweet If You Heart Jesus cover photo

Tweet If You Heart Jesus [9780819224231]

Churches everywhere are scrambling to get linked with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, but are they ready for the Digital Reformation and the dramatic …

rrp: £13.00
£10.89
Add to Cart
Delivery Usually In 6-10 Working Days
True Story: What's Yours? cover photo

True Story: What's Yours? [9781785065200]

True Story is a short evangelistic booklet that helps your church introduce teenagers to the message of Christianity. Written by youth pastor and evan…

rrp: £3.50
£3.29
Add to Cart
Delivery Usually In 6-10 Working Days