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Systematische Theologie: Dogmatik


Bass, Dorothy C., Calahan, Kathleen A., Miller-McLemore, Bonnie J., Nieman, James R., and Christian B. Scharen


Christian Practical Wisdom. What It Is, Why It Matters.


Grand Rapids u. a.: Wm. B. Eerdmans 2016. 344 S. Kart. US$ 30,00. ISBN 978-0-8028-6873-2.


Eric E. Hall

I admit that when I first picked up this book, my expectations were to read yet another book on what many contemporary thinkers have come to call »embodied thinking« – simplistic accounts of our think-ing and its motivations that look more like progressive politics than genuine wonder. At least this reader found that motivation to be far from the case, being delivered instead an interesting text on the what the authors call Christian practical wisdom, a term that draws on all of its historical connotations and source in its usage.
Christian practical wisdom – the term not the book – is »a kind of knowing resides at the core of Christian life that is closer to practical than to abstract reason – closer, that is, to embodied, situated knowing-in-action than to ...

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