ANVIL: journal of theology and mission | Volume 35 issue 1

Welcome to ANVIL: a journal of theology and mission.

This issue: CHILD THEOLOGY

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Welcome to ANVIL: a journal of theology and mission. This issue: CHILD THEOLOGY

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Frances Young discusses child theology in relation to other contextual theologies, its biblical foundation and its potential contribution to wider theological thinking.

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Keith White discusses his book Entry Point in light of some of the common features of contextual theologies and what is distinctive about child theology.

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DJ Konz argues for the use of the term “child-attentive” in relation to methodology, illustrating this with his work on Karl Barth’s theology.

Child Theology: its method

Responding to Frances Young’s searingly honest writing about her severely disabled son, Haddon Willmer finds resonances with ‘Arthur’s Call’.

Resonances

Ruth Radley draws lessons from her work in South Sudan training communities in children’s rights.

Teaching child rights

Stuart Christine proposes that in deprived communities, the doorway to the kingdom of God has the form of a child.

Doorway to the kingdom

Lucie Hutson introduces her concept of “Muddy Church” and how it allows children agency, freedom and connectedness with creation.

Muddy Church

Paul Nash describes how “putting a child in the midst” helped a team working on Christian books for sick and dying children.

Placing a sick child in our midst

Subjects include Bible and Qur’an and suffering, by authors such as Muthuraj Swamy, Kate Bowler and Andrew Walls.

Book reviews

Links to past volumes of ANVIL, stretching right back to 1984. Many of these articles are now available online.

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