By Giles Waller,Dr Taylor Kevin,Mr Waller Giles

Drawing jointly major students from either theological and literary backgrounds, Christian Theology and Tragedy explores the wealthy number of conversations among theology and tragedy. 3 major components are tested: theological readings of quite a number tragic literature, from performs to novels and the Bible itself; how theologians have explored tragedy theologically; and the way theology can engage with quite a few tragic theories.

Encompassing quite a number views and subject matters, this e-book demonstrates how theologians could make efficient use of the paintings of tragedians, tragic theorists and tragic philosophers. universal misconceptions – that tragedy is monolithic, simply definable, or provides uncomplicated solutions to theodicy – also are addressed. Interdisciplinary in nature, this booklet will entice either the theological and literary fields.

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