Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The End of God-TalkAn African American Humanist Theology$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Anthony B. Pinn

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780195340822

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340822.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 29 May 2020

The Humanist Human

The Humanist Human

Self, Subject, Subjectivity

Chapter:
(p.44) 3 The Humanist Human
Source:
The End of God-Talk
Author(s):

Anthony B. Pinn

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340822.003.0004

Rather than a sense of the human as imago Dei, this chapter discusses the nature and meaning of the human (theological anthropology) through strict attention to physical bodies and scientific findings. It argues that humans are fragile subjects, moving through the world without a full sense of themselves and with an unfolding but earthy sense of purpose, but also without the stain of original sin. The human is fully and always historically bound and is best understood through status as embodied being.

Keywords:   theological anthropology, humanity, embodied beings, human purpose

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .