Theology and Social Theory

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Wiley, Oct 15, 1993 - Social Science - 456 pages
A comprehensive critique of modern social theory from a Christian point of view. Shows how an engagement with postmodern thought opens the way to a theology that offers a more specifically Christian account of history and society.

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This is a very dense, and very hard to read, even if you are schooled in the various fields Milbanks covers. His thesis, that theology has a place at the table, but on its own terms, not just as a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carrifex - LibraryThing

I've read enough about this book to pretty much get the "reductio." But every time I've tried to read this, I get utterly lost by about page 200. Read full review

About the author (1993)

Professor John Milbank teaches in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. He was formerly a Fellow of Peterhouse and Reader in Philosophical Theology at the University of Cambridge.

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