A Spiritual City provides a broad examination of the meaning and importance of cities from a Christian perspective.
- Contains thought-provoking theological and spiritual reflections on city-making by a leading scholar
- Unites contemporary thinking about urban space and built environments with the latest in urban theology
- Addresses the long-standing anti-urban bias of Christianity and its emphasis on inwardness and pilgrimage
- Presents an important religious perspective on the potential of cities to create a strong human community and sense of sacred space
Keywords: Spirituality, Urban theology, contextual theology, spirituality, Western Christianity, religious space, sacred space, built environment, Richard Sennett, spirituality and the city, theology and the city, religion and the city, theology and spirituality, urban churches, urban spirituality, Christianity and the city, spiritual environment, spiritual communities, urban theologies, utopias and the city, Augustine&rsquo, s Two Cities, Christian spirituality, mysticism, pastoral theology, history of Christianity, International Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality, place and the sacred, religious spaces