By Jennifer Baldwin
This e-book brings jointly contributions from students from Europe and the us to honor the theological paintings of Antje Jackelén, the 1st woman Archbishop of the Church of Sweden. In Archbishop Antje Jackelén’s set up homily, she identifies the power of the Church as a “global community of prayer threads.” This bookis an honorary and celebratory quantity offering a “global community of prayerful essays” through members from numerous educational disciplines to creatively interact, mirror, and remove darkness from 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 heart and President of ecu Society for the examine 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, additionally they enterprise into components as assorted as weather swap, media experiences, human area of expertise, hermeneutics, time, ethics, Christian theological culture and historical past, traumatology, politics and society. because the first diversified explication of the theological considering Archbishop Jackelén through her theological colleagues, this article offers students with a diffusion of the scope of Archbishop Jackelén’s theological pondering and initiates laity into the impression of Jackelén pondering that mixes with grace and precision
the traditions of the Church, the demanding situations and presents of the sciences, and the wishes and longings of society and the world.
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Her program resonates with the work of a few others who want to ﬁnd in narrated time the incisions of otherness within. In fact the gapmetaphor inhabited by narrowing gods might be better suited with another metaphor: the black hole curving spacetime with a potency defying measurements. e. presence that “normal” science and also “normal” theology cannot re-present. ” “In doing so he [Schweitzer] seems to me not to notice that when these two expressions are brought together there would be an inconsistence if one did not pay regard to the peculiar irrationality which essentially inheres in a genuine eschatology” (Otto 1943).
The cost of dissent, of presenting a different or rearranged representation, grows proportionally, because a new representation will have to muster new allies in a corresponding cascade of new simpliﬁed versions of facts. Hence, optical consistency increases in inverse proportion to the narrative openness of an inscription, not because there are hard and soft objects that condition the nature of the representation, but because the inscription becomes “harder” the more allies it musters. This could be taken to be a circular argument if it is forgotten that consensus grows precisely because and when the inscription moves away from open systems of communication and praxis to artiﬁcial and symbolic language, that is, from hermeneutics to representation.
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Embracing the Ivory Tower and Stained Glass Windows: A Festschrift in Honor of Archbishop Antje Jackelén by Jennifer Baldwin