The Creativity of God: World, Eucharist, Reason

The Creativity of God: World, Eucharist, Reason

by Oliver Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521831172

ISBN-13: 9780521831178

Pub. Date: 05/31/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Theological tradition has lost its sense of the created nature of the world, leading to a complete break between the way we know God and the world. The Johannine tradition of creation through the Word and a Eucharistic semiotic of Christ as the embodied creative speech of God serve to reintegrate Christian cosmology. This book sets out "a new understanding" of

Overview

Theological tradition has lost its sense of the created nature of the world, leading to a complete break between the way we know God and the world. The Johannine tradition of creation through the Word and a Eucharistic semiotic of Christ as the embodied creative speech of God serve to reintegrate Christian cosmology. This book sets out "a new understanding" of reality, as encountered in and through Jesus Christ, and explores new modes of ecclesial reasoning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521831178
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Christian Doctrine Series, #12
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: THE cOSMOLOGICAL IMPERATIVE; Part I. AN ARCHAEOLOGY oF CREATEDNESS: 1. The architecture of createdness; 2. The metaphysics of createdness; 3. Cosmological fragments; Part II. Scriptural Cosmology: 4. Speech revealed; 5. Spirit and letter; 6. Voice and sacrifice; Part III. Eucharistic Wisdom: 7. The abundant real; 8. Wisdom of the flesh; 9. Eucharistic reasoning; Conclusion: Cosmology and the theological imagination.

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