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Thomson, Alan (Alan David)

Works: 1 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 89 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BT83.597, 230.046
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Most widely held works by Alan Thomson
Culture in a post-secular context : theological possibilities in Milbank, Barth, and Bediako by Alan Thomson( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is culture a theologically neutral concept? The contemporary experts on culture-anthropologists and sociologists-argue that it is. Theologians and missiologists would seem to agree, given the extent of their reliance on anthropological and sociological definitions of culture. Yet this appears a strange reliance given that presumed neutrality in the sciences is a consistently challenged assumption. It is stranger still given that so much theological energy has been expended on understanding and defining the human person in specifically theological as opposed to anthropological terms when cultur
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