The Face of the Deep: A Theology of Becoming / Edition 1

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Overview

From within a dangerous and crowded postmodernity, Catherine Keller's impassioned, graceful meditation holds up an intuitive mirror to the magnetic depths of cosmic origin. Drawing upon the fractal science of chaos, evolution and complexity, and seamed with allusive flickerings of light and dark, it posits the discovery of a chaotic identity that, though not conventionally pure, fulfils the prophecy that this world and all of its creatures are potentially 'good'. As a landmark work of immense significance for Jewish and Christian theology, gender studies, literature, philosophy and ecology, The Face of the Deep takes our originary story to a new horizon of profundity and poetry, rewriting the starting point for western spiritual discourse.
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'Keller offers a challenging contribution to a wide range of contemporary thinkers and concerns ... this book succeeds in articulating a spirited return for the becoming of theology.' - Reviews in Religion and Theology

'Face of the deep is a tour de force. Written in her own inimitable style ... Keller's profound meditations lure the reader toward a creative transformation of self and society.' - Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415256483
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/7/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Part One - The Question of Creation 1. Mystery of the Missing Chaos 2. 'Floods of Truth': Sex, Love and Loathing of the Deep. Part Two - Orthodoxies of Nothing 3.'The Tears of Achamoth': Fathers Ex Nihilo 4. 'Mother Most Dear': Augustine's Dark Secrets 5. 'The Sterile Waters'; Barth's Nothingness that is. Part Three - Monsters of Hermeneutics 6. The Sea of Heteroglossia: The Return of the Biblical Chaos 7. 'Recesses of the Deep' Job's Comi-cosmic Epiphany 8. Leviathanic Revelations': Melville's Hermenautical Journey. Part Four - Creatio Ex Profundis 9.Bottomless Surface: When In Beginning 10. The Pluri-Singularity of Creation created God 11. Strange Attractions: formless And Void 12. Docta Ignorantia: Darkness on the Face 13. Ocean of Divinity: deep 14. Pneumatic Foam: Spirit Vibrating _

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