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secular city

Harvey Cox

secular city

secularization and urbanization in theological perspective.

by Harvey Cox

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Published by S. C. M. Press .
Written in English


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Pagination276 p.,
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13635503M
OCLC/WorldCa59005240

Sep 08,  · The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective - Ebook written by Harvey Cox. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective. He is the Thomas Professor of Divinity at Harvard University & the author of the groundbreaking The Secular City. His book The Seduction of the Spirit was nominated for a National Book Award. He writes & lectures widely on issues of religion & culture. He is married and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Feb 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of book by J.P. Moreland. This volume offers up-to-date arguments for God's existence and for Jesus's deity and resurrection, answers to objections to Christian theism, and discussions of Free shipping over $/5(5). Here Moreland provides an intellectual defense for the basic truths of the Christian faith. He gives arguments for God's existence, Jesus' deity, and the historical accuracy of Jesus' resurrection. Perfect for a non-believer with questions about Christianity, or for helping you defend your faith to a cynical world. Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of Christianity () by J.P /5(2).

The secular city by Harvey Gallagher Cox, , Macmillan edition, in EnglishCited by: Feb 04,  · "It is nearly twenty years since Harvey Cox, a professor at the Harvard Divinity School, became a sensation among liberal theologians with the publication of The Secular City. In that book, he celebrated the advent of secular urban civilization and the retreat of traditional Christianity. Secularization, 'an authentic consequence of biblical faith,' would liberate men.


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May 15,  · Since its initial publication inThe Secular City has been hailed as a classic for its nuanced exploration of the relationships among the rise of urban civilization, the decline of hierarchical, institutional religion, and the place of the secular within society/5(4).

"The Secular City is one of the undoubted classics of the great upheaval in religious thinking that took place in the sixties―but the patterns of global religion and society have changed in all sorts of unpredictable ways. It is a real intellectual treat to see how Harvey Cox now reads his own groundbreaking work in the light of these changes, so that we realize not only what has altered but Cited by: The secular city emerges as tribes and towns vanishand the process is never over.” (Pg.

95) He asserts, “The main objections that might be put forward against the secular city as a viable concretization of the ancient symbol of the Kingdom of God do not stand up to careful hispeq.com by: Harvey Cox's The Secular City was published exactly 50 years ago, and it is a fascinating examination of a way of seeing the world (confident in technology, uncomplicatedly liberal, devoutly Protestant, highly educated, and very progressive) that obviously at one time wielded immense influence in America, but today is nowhere to be found in exactly this particular arrangement/5.

Secular City [Harvey Cox] on hispeq.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(4). The Secular City, his first book, has sold nearly a million copies and has been translated into seventeen languages. "[This book] has all the earmarks of a cause célèbre Cox's treatment of 'secularization.

The Secular City is one of the undoubted classics of the great upheaval in religious thinking that took place in the sixties--but the patterns of global religion and society have changed in all sorts of unpredictable ways. It is a real intellectual treat to see how Harvey Cox now reads his own groundbreaking work in the light of these changes, so that we realize not only what has altered but Pages: This book is a good foray into defending Christianity as a logical conclusion in our hyper-scienced culture.

As someone with a Math background I especially liked his What a breath of fresh air Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of Christianity by J.P. Moreland was to read while living in /5.

In this sequel to his groundbreaking book, "The Secular City," Harvey Cox aims to move past the "modern" or "liberal" theologies of the 19th and 20th Centuries (think Bultmann, von Harnack, Küng, Tillich) and lay the ground for a new Christian thought better suited to a postmodern age/5.

The age of the secular city, the epoch whose ethos is quickly spreading into every corner of the globe, is an age of ‘no religion at all.’ It no longer looks to religious rules and rituals for its morality or its meanings. Within my own corpus of writing, Scaling the Secular City – like Love Your God with All Your Mind (), and Kingdom Triangle () – seems to have marked something of a transitional phase in my bibliography; for from it, one can detect how several of my other books have emerged (for example.

Jul 10,  · Harvey Cox's book The Secular City amazingly (for a serious book on theology) soldcopies in its first year (over a million copies in total), and brought this ordained American Baptist minister (who also taught theology at Harvard Divinity School) into the public consciousness.5/5(2).

The book's arguments--that secularity has a positive effect on institutions, that the city can be a space where people of all faiths fulfill their potential, and that God is present in both the secular and formal religious realms--still resonate with readers of all backgrounds.

He is the author of such books as The Secular City, The Feast of Fools, The Seduction of the Spirit and Turning East. Cox wrote this essay for Macmillan’s republication of The Secular City. This article appeared in The Christian Century, November 7,pps. The Secular City, his first book, has sold nearly a million copies and has been translated into seventeen languages.

More Religion TIME The Science of Good and Evil. Since its initial publication inThe Secular City has been hailed as a classic for its nuanced exploration of the relationships among the rise of urban civilization, the decline of hierarchical, institutional religion, and the place of the secular within society.

Publisher Description Since its initial publication inThe Secular City has been hailed as a classic for its nuanced exploration of the relationships among the rise of urban civilization, the decline of hierarchical, institutional religion, and the place of the secular within society.

The book's arguments--that secularity has a positive effect on institutions, that the city can be a space where people of all faiths fulfill their potential, and that God is present in both the secular and formal religious realms--still resonate with readers of all hispeq.com by: May 01,  · Religion in the Secular City has all the earmarks of Cox’s first best-seller, and its politically fashionable millenarianism will no doubt appeal to the substantial minority of increasingly politicized Christians.

Still, there is one Coxian fancy which provokes unexpected sympathy. Central to the Enlightenment is the ideal of the Secular City, in militant reply to the Civitas Dei of St Augustine. The essays in this volume, all by distinguished eighteenth century specialists, illustrate the elaboration of that vision, both in the planning and depiction of actual cities and in the speculation on social justice to which Voltaire in particular devoted himself.

Mar 05,  · The Secular City caused such a sensation that by both Christianity and Crisis and Commonweal had published symposia on the book, in each of which Cox replied to his critics. These symposia plus a set of the outstanding critical reviews that had already appeared, and a set of essays newly commissioned for the occasion, appeared in a very.May 05,  · Harvey Cox.

Religion in the Secular City: Toward a Postmodern Theology. New York: Simon and Schuster, In Religion in the Secular City, theologian Harvey Cox critiques modernity and reflects on the future of religion. He looks closely at religious trends that either depart from modernity or stand in opposition to it, such as fundamentalism.Jun 01,  · Book Review: The Secular City by Harvey Cox, Penguin Books,pp.6/-Richard Holloway.

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