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Anamnesis As Dangerous Memory

Anamnesis As Dangerous Memory

by Bruce T. Morrill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814661831

ISBN-13: 9780814661833

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Liturgical Press, The

Anamnesis as Dangerous Memory explores the political theology of Johann Baptist Metz to discover how Christian memory is prophetic both in its revelation of extraordinary circumstances of injustice and the challenge and hope it poses to those who join in solidarity with the oppressed. Liturgical theologian Alexander Schmemann then elaborates how the liturgy reveals

Overview

Anamnesis as Dangerous Memory explores the political theology of Johann Baptist Metz to discover how Christian memory is prophetic both in its revelation of extraordinary circumstances of injustice and the challenge and hope it poses to those who join in solidarity with the oppressed. Liturgical theologian Alexander Schmemann then elaborates how the liturgy reveals the kingdom of God and empowers believers to witness to it. The meeting of these theologies results in a rich eschatology, a life shaped y the vision of a future that fulfills the promises of the past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814661833
Publisher:
Liturgical Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
Chapter 1The Promise and Challenges in the Renewal of the Eucharistic Liturgy1
The Council's Vision for the Liturgy in the Church1
Evaluating Post-Conciliar Liturgical Practice5
An Invitation to Theological Investigation16
Chapter 2Johann Baptist Metz's Political Theology of the Subject19
Introduction19
Theological Critique of Middle-Class Religion21
From Evolutionary World View to Dangerous Memory26
The Christology of Imitation34
Mysticism IApocalyptic Eschatology40
Mysticism IIPrayer50
Mysticism IIISymbols and Sacramental Ritual57
Conclusion: Points for Dialogue with Liturgical Theology62
Chapter 3Alexander Schmemann's Liturgical Theology: Joyous, Thankful Remembrance of the Kingdom of God73
Introduction73
The Contemporary Christian Crisis77
Christian Liturgy: Its Basis, Content, and Function87
The Liturgy of Time: Time Made "Eschatologically Transparent"92
The Interruption and Intensification of Time100
Eschatological Symbolism: Remembrance of the Kingdom of God108
The Transformative Vision of Joy115
Christian Mission in the World: But What Mission?122
Chapter 4Christian Memory: Anamnesis of Christ Jesus139
Introduction139
Memory at the Center of the Practice of Faith139
Memory at the Origins of Christianity146
Christian Memory in the New Testament146
Commemoration in Jewish Tradition149
Practices of Remembering in the Apostolic Communities155
Eucharistic Anamnesis163
Priority Among the Church's Commemorative Practices163
Analysis of the Anamnesis Rubric in the New Testament166
Time of the Church: Christ's Presence in Remembrance180
Conclusion: Proclamation and Imitation186
Chapter 5Conclusion189
Practical Knowledge Borne by an Anticipatory Memory189
Anamnesis and Eschatology194
Anamnesis as Promise194
Maranatha!197
Urgent Expectation198
Future Judgement, Present Transformation201
Theological Implications in Liturgical Practice205
Index of Names213
Index of Subjects216

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