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Dr Christopher Ben Simpson - Merleau-Ponty and Theology - 9780567217677 - V9780567217677
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Merleau-Ponty and Theology

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Description for Merleau-Ponty and Theology Paperback. Series: Philosophy and Theology. BIC Classification: HPCF3; HPM; HRCM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 137 x 20. Weight in Grams: 340.
The philosophical contributions of French phenomenologist, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, carry great untapped potential for theologians thinking through some of the central affirmations of the Christian faith. This exploration is structured against the background of the fundamental interrelation between three "bodies" in Merleau-Ponty's thought and in Christian theology: the material as such or "nature" (the corporeal), the human body as a living body (the corporal), and the social body (the corporate—including language and tradition). Merleau-Ponty's philosophy offers a finessed and non-reductionistic understanding of the relations between these orders of bodies. Appropriating Merleau-Ponty's thought helps one think through Christian doctrines of creation, theological ... Read more

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About Dr Christopher Ben Simpson
Christopher Ben Simpson is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Theology at Lincoln Christian University, USA.

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Simpson's firm command of the works of both Merleau-Ponty and the early church theologians enables him to clearly explicate the two and bring them together in a conversation beneficial to graduate students and scholars at seminaries and universities who are interested in the interplay between theology and contemporary philosophy.
Dylan Bailey, Westminster Theological Seminary, PA, US
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