Studying the Image

Critical Issues in Anthropology for Christians

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Eloise Meneses
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Cascade Books
    , March
     2019.
     268 pages.
     $32.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781532636677.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

The field of anthropology provides rich insights into the world of people and cultures. But it also presents challenges for Christians in the areas of cultural relativism, evolutionary theory, race and ethnicity, forms of the family, governments and war, life in the global economy, the morality of art, and religious pluralism. Most significantly it raises questions regarding the truth and how we can know it. This book provides the opportunity to investigate such questions with both the informed understanding of anthropological theory and ethnography, and the larger framework and commitment of Christian biblical and theological studies. So equipped, readers are encouraged to investigate for themselves the depths and intricacies of topics in anthropology that are especially relevant for Christians.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Eloise Meneses is Professor of Anthropology at Eastern University.

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