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By James K. A. Smith

department stores, stadiums, and universities are literally liturgical constructions that impact and form our suggestions and affections. Humans--as Augustine noted--are "desiring agents," choked with longings and passions; briefly, we're what we love.

James ok. A. Smith makes a speciality of the subjects of liturgy and wish in Desiring the Kingdom, the 1st ebook in what's going to be a three-volume set at the theology of tradition. He redirects our yearnings to target the best strong: God. finally, Smith seeks to re-vision schooling during the strategy and perform of worship. scholars of philosophy, theology, worldview, and tradition will welcome Desiring the Kingdom, as will these excited about ministry and different readers.

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