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Mystical Theology: The Integrity of Spirituality and Theology / Edition 1
     

Mystical Theology: The Integrity of Spirituality and Theology / Edition 1

by Mark A. McIntosh
 

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ISBN-10: 1557869065

ISBN-13: 9781557869067

Pub. Date: 01/28/1991

Publisher: Wiley

As a result of the isolation of doctrinal theology from its roots in Christian spiritual life, the relationship between spirituality and theology is often perceived to be ambiguous and uneasy.

Overview

As a result of the isolation of doctrinal theology from its roots in Christian spiritual life, the relationship between spirituality and theology is often perceived to be ambiguous and uneasy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557869067
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Series:
Challenges in Contemporary Theology Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Part I: Issues of History and Method.

1. Spirituality and Theology: The Questions at Issue.

2. Mystery and Doctrine: The Historical Integrity of Spirituality and Theology.

3. Recovering the Mystical Element of Theology: The Twentieth-Century Examples of Rahner and von Balthasar.

4. Theological Hermeneutics and Spiritual Texts.

Part II: Mystical Theology in Practice.

5. Trinitarian Self-Abandon and the Problem of Divine Suffering.

6. The Hiddenness of God and the Self-Understanding of Jesus.

7. Love for the Other and Discovery of the Self.

Index.

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