No Lasting City: Essays on Theology, Politics, and Culture (Hardcover)

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In No Lasting City, Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt collects essays written over a twenty-five-year period that explore the relationship between theology, politics, and culture. Drawing on the Christian theological tradition and engaging thinkers from Augustine and Julian of Norwich to Max Weber and Michel de Certeau, Bauerschmidt sketches a picture of faithful engagement with politics and culture that has robustly Christological contours. The stories of Flannery O'Connor, the paintings of the Flemish Primitives, the curricula of medieval universities, and modern accounts of mystical experience all serve as points by which the path of God's pilgrim city is charted, as a way both of understanding our past and present and of orienting us toward our hoped-for homeland.

About the Author


Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt (PhD, Duke University) is Professor of Theology at Loyola University Maryland and a deacon of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. He is the author of several books, including most recently, The Essential Summa Theologiae: A Reader and Commentary and How Beautiful the World Could Be: Christian Reflections on the Everyday, as well as over four dozen scholarly essays and book chapters.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781685780463
ISBN-10: 1685780466
Publisher: Word on Fire Academic
Publication Date: December 18th, 2023
Pages: 392
Language: English