Rethinking Christian Identity: Doctrine and Discipleship

Rethinking Christian Identity: Doctrine and Discipleship

Author(s): Medi Ann Volpe

Published Online: 11 DEC 2012 05:42AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405195119

Online ISBN: 9781118255629

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255629

Series Editor(s): Gareth Jones, Lewis Ayres

About this Book

Recent decades have seen major shifts in our understanding of Christian identity. This timely book explores contemporary theological theory in asking what makes a Christian in the twenty-first century.

  • Engages with developments in contemporary theological thought, assessing the work of leading figures Rowan Williams, John Milbank, and Kathryn Tanner
  • Challenges accepted ideas of Christian identity by revealing largely unexplored perspectives on how sin affects its formation
  • Contributes to vexed debates about Christian identity at a time when Christianity is expanding in some regions, yet in decline in many parts of the Western world

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