By Rosemary P. Carbine,Hilda P. Koster
Kathryn Tanner is definitely probably the most vital modern North American theologians. From landmark experiences in systematic and positive theology to economics, Tanner’s paintings is a contribution of inestimable worth, hallmarked by way of its intensity, precision, provocativeness, and beauty. Unifying the enormous scope of her paintings is the actual imaginative and prescient of God’s self-gift: an inner, dynamic, communal fact that's expressed outward in acts of affection and generosity which are production, incarnation, and capacious lifestyles within the Spirit. This imaginative and prescient, because the grounding matrix of Tanner’s theology, has been prolonged past the disciplinary barriers of theology in optimistic explorations of economics, social and political idea, cultural experiences, and ethics. This quantity celebrates the imaginative and prescient and breadth of Tanner’s particular contribution. Essays through proven students, colleagues, and previous scholars hint out the most important loci and subject matters, from theological process, the Trinity, Christology, construction, to economics, environmental and social ethics, and politics, to generate confident and ecumenical dialog that offers Tanner as an incredible, modern public theologian.