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Against the Tide

Love in a Time of Petty Dreams and Persisting Enmities

Against the Tide( )
Author: Volf, Miroslav
ISBN:978-0-8028-6506-9
Publication Date:Jan 2010
Publisher:William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

Miroslav Volf’s writing beautifully points away from the pettiness and selfishness so prominent in our culture today and toward the love that Christians are called to exemplify. His insights in this volume will inform and inspire all who wish to follow that path of love.

Book Details
Pages:222
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Living / General
Religion / Christian Living / Love & Marriage
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Volf, Miroslav (Author)
Miroslav Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology at Yale Divinity School and Director of the Yale Center for Faith & Culture. He has published and edited nine books and over 60 scholarly articles, including his book Exclusion and Embrace, which won the 2002 Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Professor Volf is the founding Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. His books include Allah: A Christian Response (2011); Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace (2006), which was the Archbishop of Canterbury Lenten book for 2006; Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation (1996), a winner of the 2002 Grawemeyer Award; and After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity (1998), winner of the Christianity Today book award. A member of the Episcopal Church in the U.S.A. and the Evangelical Church in Croatia, Professor Volf has been involved in international ecumenical dialogues (for instance, with the Vatican┬┐s Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity) and interfaith dialogues (on the executive board of C-1 World Dialogue), and is active participant in the Global Agenda Council on Values of the World Economic Forum. A native of Croatia, he regularly teaches and lectures in Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, and across North America. Professor Volf is a fellow of Berkeley College.



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