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Theres No Home Like Place Primer: Cultivating a Local Theology Hjalmarson Leonard

Theres No Home Like Place Primer: Cultivating a Local Theology

Hjalmarson Leonard

Published October 1st 2013
ISBN : 9780834131569
Paperback
112 pages
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 About the Book 

Geography is simply a visible form of theology. --Jon D. Levenson The biblical narratives affirm a good creation that is loved by God and charged with meaning. In NO HOME LIKE PLACE PRIMER, Len Hjalmarson unpacks what it means to participate inMoreGeography is simply a visible form of theology. --Jon D. Levenson The biblical narratives affirm a good creation that is loved by God and charged with meaning. In NO HOME LIKE PLACE PRIMER, Len Hjalmarson unpacks what it means to participate in Gods ongoing creation and redemption in the world. Both a devotional piece and a photography lookbook, this book makes a striking case using words and pictures for a kingdom that is rooted in place.The classic way of conceiving Gods mission is within two mandates: the creation (or cultural) mandate, and the evangelical mandate.Find out why creation and culture matter in 12 devotional chapters that address the following questions:Are there sacred places?Why is land so central to our theology?How does place impact spiritual formation?What do mission and church have mean for neighborhood?Filled with compelling images and thoughtful reflections, you will want to have it sitting on your coffee table.