On Naming the Present: Reflections on Catholicism, Hermeneutics, and the Church

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780883449721
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 12/28/1994
  • Series: Concilium Series
  • Pages: 146
  • Product dimensions: 6.09 (w) x 9.17 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 On Naming the Present 3
2 The Paradox of the Many Faces of God in Mono-Theism 27
3 The Return of God in Contemporary Theology 36
4 God of History, God of Psychology 47
5 The Holocaust as Interruption and the Christian Return to History 61
6 Exodus: Theological Reflection 66
7 Cosmology and Christian Hope 73
8 Roman Catholic Identity amid the Ecumenical Dialogues 85
9 The Catholic Model of Caritas: Self-Transcendence and Transformation 94
10 The Particularity and Universality of Christian Revelation 109
11 Reading the Bible: A Plurality of Readers and a Possibility of a Shared Vision 120
12 Beyond Foundationalism and Relativism: Hermeneutics and the New Ecumenism 131
Index 141
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