Events and Their Afterlife: The Dialectics of Christian Typology in the Bible and Dante

Events and Their Afterlife: The Dialectics of Christian Typology in the Bible and Dante

by Alan C. Charity
     
 

This book is concerned with Christian typology and its meanings and implications for our understanding of history, of the Bible, and of Dante's Divine Comedy.See more details below

Overview

This book is concerned with Christian typology and its meanings and implications for our understanding of history, of the Bible, and of Dante's Divine Comedy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521349239
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/29/1987
Edition description:
1st Paperback Edition
Pages:
306
Sales rank:
398,873
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Typology in the Old Testament: 1. The field of existence: a. myth; b. history; 2. God and history: the new and the steadfast; 3. Man and history: applied typology; 4. God and the future: a typology without application; 5. Man and the future: an existential typology; Part II. Typology in the New Testament: 6. The scope of the New Testament typology; 7. Jesus-Israel (i): the way of Jesus; 8. Jesus-Israel (ii): the 'suffering servant and 'son of man'; 9. Jesus-Israel (iii): Matthew 1-4; 10 Jesus-Yahweh; 11. Summaries: a. Christ and history; b. applied typology; Part III. Typology in the Divine Comedy: 12. Introductory; 13. Figural realism and the state of souls after death; 14. Dante and the aesthetes: the typology of death; 15. Prophecy and the typology of redemption; Conclusion; Bibliography; Indices.

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