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Author Gorringe, Timothy.

Title A theology of the built environment : justice, empowerment, redemption / T.J. Gorringe
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; CHAPTER 1 The theology of the built environment; CHAPTER 2 Constructed space and the presence of God; CHAPTER 3 The land; CHAPTER 4 The human dwelling; CHAPTER 5 From Eden to Jerusalem: town and country in the economy of redemption; CHAPTER 6 The meaning of the city; CHAPTER 7 Constructing community; CHAPTER 8 But is it art?; CHAPTER 9 God, nature and the built environment; CHAPTER 10 Towards Jerusalem?; Select bibliography; Index of names; Index of subjects
Summary This is the first book to reflect theologically on the built environment as a whole. Drawing on a wide range of both theological and social-scientific sources, Tim Gorringe explores Christianity in its urban settings, focusing on the use of space, design, architecture, and town planning to make a theological critique
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-274) and indexes
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Subject Cities and towns -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002073817
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