Keeping Hope Alive: Stirrings in Christian Theology


Explores eschatology and hope of Christian life in light of new advances in anthropology, ecology, cosmology and feminist thought.
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Explores eschatology and hope of Christian life in light of new advances in anthropology, ecology, cosmology and feminist thought.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592449934
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2005
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Dermot A. Lane is President of the Mater Dei Institute, a college of Dublin City University . He has also taught at the Irish School of Ecumenics in Dublin and is a frequent lecturer in the United States. His other books include 'Christ at the Centre: Selected Issues in Christology' and he served as an editor of 'The New Dictionary of Theology'.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Reclaiming Eschatology 1
Ch. 2 Theological Suppositions of Eschatology 14
Ch. 3 The Self in Crisis: The Demise of Eschatology 25
Ch. 4 The Permanence of Death: Reconnecting Life and Death 42
Ch. 5 In Search of Hope 57
Ch. 6 Hope in Judasim and in the Life of Jesus 72
Ch. 7 The Advent of the Eschaton in Christ 96
Ch. 8 The Crucified and Risen Christ as the Hope of the World 112
Ch. 9 Retrieving the Eschala 132
Ch. 10 Disputed Questions in Eschatology 149
Ch. 11 Whither the World? 174
Ch. 12 The Eucharist as Sacrament of the Eschaton 194
Notes 211
Index 238
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