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Employing Genealogies Responsibly in Theology: A Proposal

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Abstract

jats:titleAbstract</jats:title>jats:pGenealogical writing has become influential in theology in the past decades. This article critically evaluates the use of the genre of ‘genealogy’ in theology, suggesting that theologians should employ genealogies in (1) an involved and (2) conjectural way. It argues that it generally benefits jats:italicany</jats:italic> genealogy to be involved and conjectural, before showing why there are genuinely jats:italictheological</jats:italic> reasons for taking such stances, making this approach particularly fitting for theologians who wish to employ genealogiesjats:italic.</jats:italic></jats:p>

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Funder: British Academy; Id: http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000286

Keywords

5005 Theology, 50 Philosophy and Religious Studies

Journal Title

Modern Theology

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Journal ISSN

0266-7177
1468-0025

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Publisher

Wiley