In the Beginning Were Stories, Not Texts

In the Beginning Were Stories, Not Texts

Story Theology

eBook - 2012
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Stories are the most basic mode of human communication. Writers, painters, sculptors, artists, and indeed, people of all walks of life live by the telling of their stories. Christianity itself is deeply rooted in storytelling - the vast majority of the Hebrew Scriptures, for example, consist of stories, and Jesus proclaimed and taught about the Reign of God through stories and parables. At the heart of the Christian faith are stories, not concepts, propositions, or ideas. In the Beginning Were Stories, Not Texts laments the fact that Christian theology is all too often expressed in terms of abs.
Publisher: Cambridge : James Clarke, 2012
ISBN: 9780227901076
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 172 pages)
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