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Divine Revelation and Human Practice: Responsive and Imaginative Participation

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In this creative contribution to the doctrine of revelation, Clark seeks to develop and articulate an understanding of God's self-disclosure located in the participation of the ecclesiastical community in the trinitarian life of God. Taking Karl Barth's doctrine of the Word of God as his point of departure, and expanding upon the work of Michael Polanyi, Clark demonstrates the integral involvement of human imagination in the revelatory event.
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Overview

In this creative contribution to the doctrine of revelation, Clark seeks to develop and articulate an understanding of God's self-disclosure located in the participation of the ecclesiastical community in the trinitarian life of God. Taking Karl Barth's doctrine of the Word of God as his point of departure, and expanding upon the work of Michael Polanyi, Clark demonstrates the integral involvement of human imagination in the revelatory event.
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Heythrop Journal - Marian Maskulak
"[Clark] certainly opens up many avenues of thought, especially for those with an interest in Barth, Polanyi, theology and science, or epistemology."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556355165
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Clark is Assistant Professor of Ethics at Friends University and was previously Teaching Fellow at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

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