In recent scholarship there is an emerging interest in the integration of philosophy and theology.
Philosophers and theologians address the relationship between body and soul and its implications for theological anthropology. In so doing, philosopher-theologians interact with cognitive science, biological evolution, psychology, and sociology. Reflecting these exciting new developments,
Edited by EPS members, Joshua Farris and Charles Taliaferro, the Research Companion to Theological Anthropology is a resource for philosophers and theologians, students and scholars, interested in the constructive, critical exploration of a theology of human persons.
Throughout this collection of newly authored contributions, key themes are addressed: human agency and grace, the soul, sin and salvation, Christology, glory, feminism, the theology of human nature, and other major themes in theological anthropology in historic as well as contemporary contexts.
From the dozens of contributions in this single volume resource, we highlight some of the contributions, along with further resources for study.
- Ben C. Blackwell and Kris A. Miller, “Theosis and Theological Anthropology.”
- John W. Cooper, “Scripture and Philosophy on the Unity of Body and Soul: An Integrative Method for Theological Anthropology.”
- Joshua R. Farris, “A Substantive (Soul) Model of the Imago Dei: A Rich Property View.”
- David Vincent Meconi, “The Dual-Function of the Imago Dei as the Key to Human Flourishing in the Church Fathers.”
- Stephen T. Davis, “Redemption, the Resurrected Body, and Human Nature.”
- Kevin Timpe and Audra Jenson, “Free Will and the Stages of Theological Anthropology.”
- Bruno Niederbacher, “Anthropological Hylomorphism.”