Symbols of Jesus: A Christology of Symbolic Engagement / Edition 1

Symbols of Jesus: A Christology of Symbolic Engagement / Edition 1

by Robert Cummings Neville
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521003539

ISBN-13: 9780521003537

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Focusing on what makes Jesus important in Christianity, Robert Cummings Neville, a leading philosophical theologian, presents and illustrates a theory of religious symbols wherein God is directly engaged in symbolically shaped thinking and practice. Moreover, Christian symbolism is shown to be entirely compatible with a late-modern scientific world view. This major

Overview

Focusing on what makes Jesus important in Christianity, Robert Cummings Neville, a leading philosophical theologian, presents and illustrates a theory of religious symbols wherein God is directly engaged in symbolically shaped thinking and practice. Moreover, Christian symbolism is shown to be entirely compatible with a late-modern scientific world view. This major work may affect belief in Jesus, and will be of value to students, academics, clergy with theological training, and others grappling with the meaning and importance of religious symbols in our age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521003537
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. God the Father; 2. Jesus the Lamb of God: blood sacrifice and atonement; 3. Jesus the Cosmic Christ; 4. Jesus Christ the Trinitarian Person; 5. The historical Jesus and the incarnate word; 6. Jesus as friend; 7. Jesus as Saviour: the Eschaton; 8. Epilogue: 'And the Holy Spirit'.

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