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A Cultural Theology of Salvation

Clive Marsh


This book offers a demonstration of how theological ideas ‘work’ in the contemporary West. It does this through an exploration of the Christian doctrine of salvation. It is acknowledged that doctrine develops as it interweaves with life experience and as humanity evolves. Doctrine cannot simply repeat what has gone before, even as it recognizes the value and richness of the traditions Christianity carries with it. The focus of the book is on how salvation is to be understood and articulated now, when ‘redemption’ language is widely used outside Christianity, and when redemptive experiences are ... More

Keywords: culture, theology, salvation, redemption, popular culture, arts, practice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198811015
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198811015.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Clive Marsh, author
Academic Head of the Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Leicester and International Research Consultant and Research Fellow, Queen's Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, Birmingham