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Chalice Introduction to Disciples Theology

SKU 9780827205109

Edited by Peter Goodwin Heltzel


Chalice Introduction to Disciples Theology offers a comprehensive introduction to theology and ethics from the standpoint of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Including a broad range of Disciples authors, the text represents the racial-ethnic, generational, and theological diversity that characterizes the denomination from a postmodern and postcolonial view.

Contributors include:
D. Newell Williams, James O. Duke, Verity Jones, William J. Nottingham, Hee An Choi, William Tabbernee, W. Clark Gilpin, Kristine A. Culp, Don Browning, Clark M. Williamson, Rita Nakashima Brock, Dyron Daughrity, Victor L. Hunter, Sharon E. Watkins, Keith Watkins, Thomas F. Best, Belva Brown Jordan, Stephanie A. Paulsell, Kay Bessler Northcutt, Mark Miller McLemore, Darryl Trimiew, Joe R. Jones, William Wright, Boseale Eale, Karen-Marie Yust, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, Joseph D. Driskill, Angel Luis Rivera-Agosto, Michael K. Kinnamon, Michael St. A. Miller, Carmelo çlvarez, Christobal Mareco Lird, Don A. Pittman, Carlos F. Cardoza-Orlandi, and Peter Goodwin Heltzel


“At a moment when eco-egalitarian Christians are seeking ways to engage the predations of globalization with our own planetary heritage, this volume offers a luminous chorus of witnesses. Delightfully readable, not preachy but prophetic, it advances the postcolonial transformation of the church and its world.”
—Catherine Keller, Drew School of Theology, author of God & Power

“Inclusive and wide-ranging in scope, this important anthology showcases the best scholarship from the Disciples of Christ tradition and significantly advances intercultural, ecumenical, and global theological discourse in the twenty-first century. No one will think about theology in the same old way after reading this forward-looking text.”
—Kwok Pui-lan, author of Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology

“For the Disciples of Christ to flourish, two things are required: creative reclaiming of its dynamic heritage within the Christian faith, and transformed understandings of faith as the church encounters the motions of God's future. The Chalice Introduction to Disciples Theology is a window on the future. Its essayists represent some of the most esteemed and some of the newest voices among Disciples around the world. They both interpret our history of theology and practice, and dare to imagine how we may be receiving our inheritance yet again, in a global spirit of crisis, challenge, and surprise.”
—Larry D. Bouchard, University of Virginia