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Product Description: You are what you love. But you might not love what you think.In this book, award-winning author James K. A. Smith shows that who and what we worship fundamentally shape our hearts. And while we desire to shape culture, we are not often aware of how culture shapes us...read more

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9781587433801 | Brazos Pr, April 5, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: You are what you love.

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Product Description: Few topics can grab headlines and stir passions quite like politics, especially when the church is involved. Considering the attention that many Christian parachurch groups, churches, and individual believers give to politics—and of the varying and sometimes divergent political ideals and aims among them—Five Views on the Church and Politics provides a helpful breakdown of the possible Christian approaches...read more
By J. Brian Benestad (contributor), Robert Benne (contributor), Amy E. Black (editor), Bruce L. Fields (contributor) and Thomas W. Heilke (contributor)

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9780310517924 | Zondervan, December 15, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Few topics can grab headlines and stir passions quite like politics, especially when the church is involved.

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Product Description: The digital revolution has ushered in a series of sexual revolutions, all contributing to a perfect storm for modern relationships. Online dating, social media, internet pornography, and the phenomenon of the smartphone generation have created an avalanche of change with far-reaching consequences for sexuality today...read more
By Jonathan Grant and James K. A. Smith (foreword by)

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9781587433696 | Brazos Pr, July 21, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The digital revolution has ushered in a series of sexual revolutions, all contributing to a perfect storm for modern relationships.

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Product Description: How (Not) to Be Secular is what Jamie Smith calls "your hitchhiker's guide to the present" -- it is both a reading guide to Charles Taylor's monumental work A Secular Age and philosophical guidance on how we might learn to live in our times...read more

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9780802867612 | Eerdmans Pub Co, April 23, 2014, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: How (Not) to Be Secular is what Jamie Smith calls "your hitchhiker's guide to the present" -- it is both a reading guide to Charles Taylor's monumental work A Secular Age and philosophical guidance on how we might learn to live in our times.

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Product Description: A leading Christian philosopher introduces the philosophical sources behind contemporary theology, offering a fresh analysis of relativism and pragmatism.

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9780801039737 | Baker Academic, April 15, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A leading Christian philosopher introduces the philosophical sources behind contemporary theology, offering a fresh analysis of relativism and pragmatism.

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Product Description: How does worship work? How exactly does liturgical formation shape us? What are the dynamics of such transformation? In the second of James K. A. Smith's three-volume theology of culture, the author expands and deepens the analysis of cultural liturgies and Christian worship he developed in his well-received Desiring the Kingdom...read more

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9780801035784 | Baker Academic, February 15, 2013, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: How does worship work?

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Product Description: One of the most engaging and innovative Christian scholars of our day provides an updated interaction with contemporary hermeneutical discussions.

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9780801039720 | 2 edition (Baker Academic, April 1, 2012), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: One of the most engaging and innovative Christian scholars of our day provides an updated interaction with contemporary hermeneutical discussions.
9780830815746 | Intervarsity Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Many philosophers of the past century have focused on the problem of hermeneutics.

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Product Description: In Teaching and Christian Practices several university professors describe and reflect on their efforts to allow historic Christian practices to reshape and redirect their pedagogical strategies. Whether allowing spiritually formative reading to enhance a literature course, employing table fellowship and shared meals to reinforce concepts in a pre-nursing nutrition course, or using Christian hermeneutical practices to interpret data in an economics course, these teacher-authors envision ways of teaching and learning that are rooted in the rich tradition of Christian practices, as together they reconceive classrooms and laboratories as vital arenas for faith and spiritual growth...read more
By Dorothy C. Bass (foreword by), Craig Dykstra (foreword by), David I. Smith (editor) and James K. A. Smith (editor)

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9780802866851 | Eerdmans Pub Co, October 10, 2011, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In Teaching and Christian Practices several university professors describe and reflect on their efforts to allow historic Christian practices to reshape and redirect their pedagogical strategies.

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Product Description: Malls, stadiums, and universities are actually liturgical structures that influence and shape our thoughts and affections. Humans--as Augustine noted--are "desiring agents," full of longings and passions; in brief, we are what we love...read more

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9780801035777 | Baker Academic, August 1, 2009, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Malls, stadiums, and universities are actually liturgical structures that influence and shape our thoughts and affections.

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Product Description: After Modernity? addresses a cluster of questions and issues found at the nexus of globalization and religion. This unique volume examines various religious―especially Christian―evaluations of and responses to globalization. In particular, the book considers the links among globalization, capitalism and secularization-and the ways in which "religion" is (or can be) deployed to address a range of "hot button" topics...read more
By James K. A. Smith (editor)

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9781602580688 | Baylor Univ Pr, August 1, 2008, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: After Modernity?

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Product Description: In this multi-faceted volume, Christian and other religiously committed theorists find themselves at an uneasy point in history -- between premodernity, modernity, and postmodernity -- where disciplines and methods, cultural and linguistic traditions, and religious commitments tangle and cross...read more
By Bruce Ellis Benson (editor), James K. A. Smith (editor) and Kevin J. Vanhoozer (editor)

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9780253347466 | Indiana Univ Pr, June 3, 2006, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In this multi-faceted volume, Christian and other religiously committed theorists find themselves at an uneasy point in history -- between premodernity, modernity, and postmodernity -- where disciplines and methods, cultural and linguistic traditions, and religious commitments tangle and cross.

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9780253218490 | Indiana Univ Pr, May 30, 2006, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In this multi-faceted volume, Christian and other religiously committed theorists find themselves at an uneasy point in history―between premodernity, modernity, and postmodernity―where disciplines and methods, cultural and linguistic traditions, and religious commitments tangle and cross.

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Product Description: The philosophies of French thinkers Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault form the basis for postmodern thought and are seemingly at odds with the Christian faith. However, James K. A. Smith claims that their ideas have been misinterpreted and actually have a deep affinity with central Christian claims...read more

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9780801029189 | Baker Academic, April 1, 2006, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The philosophies of French thinkers Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault form the basis for postmodern thought and are seemingly at odds with the Christian faith.

Miscellaneous:

9781441200396 | Baker Academic, April 1, 2006, cover price $18.99

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Product Description: Jacques Derrida: Live Theory is a new introduction to the work of this most influential of contemporary philosophers. It covers Derrida's corpus in its entirety - from his earliest work in phenomenology and the philosophy of language, to his most recent work in ethics, politics and religion...read more

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9780826462800 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, November 30, 2005, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Jacques Derrida: Live Theory is a new introduction to the work of this most influential of contemporary philosophers.

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9780826462817 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 30, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Jacques Derrida: Live Theory is a new introduction to the work of this most influential of contemporary philosophers.

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Product Description: Although God is making a comeback in our society, popular culture still takes its orders from the Enlightenment, a movement that denied faith a prominent role in society. Today, many are questioning this elevation of reason over faith...read more
By John Milbank (foreword by) and James K. A. Smith

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9780801027352 | Baker Academic, December 1, 2004, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Although God is making a comeback in our society, popular culture still takes its orders from the Enlightenment, a movement that denied faith a prominent role in society.

Miscellaneous:

9781441206114 | Baker Academic, December 1, 2004, cover price $28.00

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Product Description: The Hermeneutics of Charity, edited by James K.A. Smith and Henry Isaac Venema, examines the constructive ways Christianity and postmodern thought intersect. Addressing a range of topics--including "the hermeneutics of suspicion," selfhood, and the gift of community--this collection of essays engages the work of classical and contemporary philosophers...read more
By James H. Olthuis (editor), James K. A. Smith (editor) and Henry Isaac Venema (editor)

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9781587431135 | Brazos Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The Hermeneutics of Charity, edited by James K.

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Product Description: Written by two philosophers and a theologian, this book provides easy access to key terms in philosophy and how they are understood and used in theology. The focused entries discuss what the terms have meant in classical and contemporary philosophy and then shift to what these philosophical understandings have meant in the history of Christian theology to the present day...read more

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9780664225247 | Westminster John Knox Pr, July 1, 2004, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Written by two philosophers and a theologian, this book provides easy access to key terms in philosophy and how they are understood and used in theology.

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Product Description: Painting, according to Jean-Luc Marion, is a central topic of concern for philosophy, particularly phenomenology. For the question of painting is, at its heart, a question of visibility—of appearance. As such, the painting is a privileged case of the phenomenon; the painting becomes an index for investigating the conditions of appearance—or what Marion describes as "phenomenality" in general...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780804733915 | Stanford Univ Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Painting, according to Jean-Luc Marion, is a central topic of concern for philosophy, particularly phenomenology.

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9780804733922 | Stanford Univ Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Painting, according to Jean-Luc Marion, is a central topic of concern for philosophy, particularly phenomenology.

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Looks at the works of such philosophers as Husserl, Heidegger, and Derrida, discussing their views of 'incarnational phenomenology.'

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9780415276955 | Routledge, September 1, 2002, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Looks at the works of such philosophers as Husserl, Heidegger, and Derrida, discussing their views of 'incarnational phenomenology.

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9780415276962 | Routledge, November 1, 2002, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Looks at the works of such philosophers as Husserl, Heidegger, and Derrida, discussing their views of 'incarnational phenomenology.

Miscellaneous:

9780203995273 | Routledge, August 1, 2002, cover price $44.95

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