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Spirit and Trauma: A Theology of Remaining
     

Spirit and Trauma: A Theology of Remaining

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by Shelly Rambo, Catherine Keller
 

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Rambo draws on contemporary studies in trauma to rethink a central claim of the Christian faith: that new life arises from death. Reexamining the narrative of the death and resurrection of Jesus from the middle day-liturgically named as Holy Saturday-she seeks a theology that addresses the experience of living in the aftermath of trauma. Through a

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Rambo draws on contemporary studies in trauma to rethink a central claim of the Christian faith: that new life arises from death. Reexamining the narrative of the death and resurrection of Jesus from the middle day-liturgically named as Holy Saturday-she seeks a theology that addresses the experience of living in the aftermath of trauma. Through a reinterpretation of "remaining" in the Johannine Gospel, she proposes a new theology of the Spirit that challenges traditional conceptions of redemption. Offered, in its place, is a vision of the Spirit's witness from within the depths of human suffering to the persistence of divine love.

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ISBN-13:
9780664235031
Publisher:
Presbyterian Publishing
Publication date:
09/02/2010
Pages:
202
Sales rank:
255,664
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Shelly L. Rambo is Assistant Professor of Theology at Boston University School of Theology.

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