1st Edition

Radical Orthodoxy A New Theology

Edited By John Milbank, Catherine Pickstock, Graham Ward Copyright 1999
    300 Pages
    by Routledge

    304 Pages
    by Routledge

    Radical Orthodoxy is a new wave of theological thinking that aims to reclaim the world by situating its concerns and activities within a theological framework, re-injecting modernity with theology.
    This collection of papers is essential reading for anyone eager to understand religion, theology, and philosophy in a completely new light.

    Knowledge, John Milbank, Revelation, John Montag, Language, Conor Cunningham, Nihilism, Laurence Paul Hemming, Desire, Michael Hanby, Friendship, David Moss, Bodies, Graham Ward, Erotics, Gerard Loughlin, The City, William T Cavanaugh, Aesthetics, Frederick Christian Bauerschimdt, Perception, Phillip Blond, Music, Catherine Pickstock.


    John Milbank is Reader in Philosophical Theology at Cambridge University and Fellow of Peterhouse. His previous publications include Theology and Social Theory, and The World Made Strange. Catherine Pickstock is Research Fellow at Emmanuel College, cambridge. Her previous publications include After Writing: On the Liturgical Consummation of Philosophy. Graham ward is Dean of Peterhouse, Cambridge. His previous publications include Barth, Derrida, and the Language of Theology and Theology and Contemporary Critical Theory.

    'A vigorous collection of essays.' - Network

    'A stimulating and provocative read ... I can firmly predict that the term, the 'school' and the ideas associated with it will become increasingly important.' - Regent's Reviews

    'strongly recommmended for theology students, and students in Arts faculties in secular universities' - AD 2000

    'Radical orthodoxy is a force to be reckoned with and Radical Orthodoxy: A New Theology is not a book that any academic theologian or philosopher can afford to ignore.' - Deane Baker, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, March 2001.

    'While conceived independently of Fides at Ratio, Pope John Paul's recent encyclical on modern philosophy, these essays share much of his vision of how radical Christian thinkers need to be to expose the malaise of our age.' - Fergus Kerr, The Tablet

    '... this collection of essays is a good place to start to introduce oneself to the ideas of a new theological movement ...' - A. Carroll, Theologie und Philosophie