Embracing the Ivory Tower and Stained Glass Windows: A by Jennifer Baldwin

By Jennifer Baldwin

This e-book brings jointly contributions from students from Europe and the U.S. to honor the theological paintings of Antje Jackelén, the 1st woman Archbishop of the Church of Sweden. In Archbishop Antje Jackelén’s deploy homily, she identifies the power of the Church as a “global community of prayer threads.” This book is an honorary and celebratory quantity supplying a “global community of prayerful essays” through members from a number of educational disciplines to creatively have interaction, replicate, and light up the theological paintings of Archbishop Jackelén. sooner than her tenure within the Church of Sweden as Bishop of the Diocese of Lund and now the Archbishop of the Church of Sweden, Jackelén served as professor of Systematic Theology, Director of the Zygon middle and President of ecu Society for the learn of technology and faith (ESSSAT). whereas each one essay deliberately embraces the theological and ministerial paintings of Jackelén in the course of her educational tenure, in addition they enterprise into components as various as weather switch, media reports, human distinctiveness, hermeneutics, time, ethics, Christian theological culture and background, traumatology, politics and society. because the first diversified explication of the theological contemplating Archbishop Jackelén by means of her theological colleagues, this article presents students with a selection of the scope of Archbishop Jackelén’s theological considering and initiates laity into the influence of Jackelén pondering that mixes with grace and precision

 the traditions of the Church, the demanding situations and presents of the sciences, and the desires and longings of society and the world.

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