The Space Between: A Christian Engagement with the Built Environment by Eric JacobsenThe Space Between: A Christian Engagement with the Built Environment by Eric Jacobsen

The Space Between: A Christian Engagement with the Built Environment

byEric JacobsenEditorRobert Johnston, William Dyrness

Paperback | August 1, 2012

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The entire material world can be divided between the Natural Environment and the Built Environment. Over the past forty years, the Natural Environment has received more attention of the two, but that is beginning to change. With a renewed interest in "place" within various academic disciplines and the practical issues of rising fuel costs and scarcity of land, the Built Environment has emerged as a coherent and engaging subject for academic and popular consideration.

While there is a growing body of work on the Built Environment, very little approaches it from a distinctly Christian perspective. This major new work represents a comprehensive and grounded approach. Employing tools from the field of theology and culture, it demonstrates how looking at the Built Environment through a theological lens provides a unique perspective on questions of beauty, justice, and human flourishing.
Eric O. Jacobsen (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Tacoma, Washington. He is the author of Sidewalks in the Kingdom: New Urbanism and the Christian Faith and numerous articles exploring connections between the Christian community, the church, and traditional neighborhoods. He is also th...
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Title:The Space Between: A Christian Engagement with the Built EnvironmentFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:August 1, 2012Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0801039088

ISBN - 13:9780801039089

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