Housing Heaven's Fire: The Challenge of Holiness

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In Housing Heaven's Fire, author John Haughey, S.J., offers sharp insights into the nature of holiness and shares his personal efforts to respond to the challenge of holiness. Drawing on his extensive knowledge of Scripture, theology, philosophy, and literature, Haughey projects a prismatic view of the many facets of holiness.

In this intellectually challenging and personally inviting exploration, Haughey examines holiness from the perspective of the Hebrew Scripture of the Old ...

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Overview

In Housing Heaven's Fire, author John Haughey, S.J., offers sharp insights into the nature of holiness and shares his personal efforts to respond to the challenge of holiness. Drawing on his extensive knowledge of Scripture, theology, philosophy, and literature, Haughey projects a prismatic view of the many facets of holiness.

In this intellectually challenging and personally inviting exploration, Haughey examines holiness from the perspective of the Hebrew Scripture of the Old Testament, the Israelites and their call, Jesus and his humanity, and St. Paul. He explains that while holiness is a gift that we have already been given, it is also a goal that we are striving toward.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780829414691
  • Publisher: Loyola Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2002
  • Pages: 203
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Receiving the gift 5
2 Israel's call to holiness 35
3 Re-enchanting Jesus' holiness 65
4 In search of the good 99
5 Holy stretching and the glory of God 123
6 Solidarity and holiness 155
7 The glory of God in the larger society 169
Postscript 193
Endnotes 197
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