The Convergence of Theology: A Festschrift Honoring Gerald O'Collins, S. J.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809140152
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2001
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 1
Preface 3
Abbreviations 13
1 Peter as Resurrection Witness in the Lucan Narrative 19
2 Jesus the Judge: Further Thoughts of Paul's Christology and Soteriology 34
3 Why We Still Need Theologians 57
4 The Meaning of Conciliar Dogmas 73
5 Bishop Paul-Joseph Schmitt and Vatican II: Jesus Christ, the Fullness of Revelation 87
6 Dei Verbum Developing: Vatican II's Revelation Doctrine 1963-1964 109
7 Globalization: Discovery of Catholicity 126
8 Society, Academy, and Church: Who Can Read the Bible? 139
9 "Knowing" Jesus: Do Theologians Have a Special Way? 159
10 Spiritual Direction in Dialogue with Fundamental Theology 176
11 Docility to the Holy Spirit and the Call to Follow Jesus: Catherine of Siena "In Dialogue" with Gerald O'Collins 192
12 The Church as Easter Witness in the Thought of Gerald O'Collins 208
13 The Church in the Context of the Kingdom of God 221
14 Roads to God: An Australian Exploration in Fiction 240
15 "What Can Be Known about God Is Plain to Them": A Meditation on Religious Unbelief 253
16 Jesus and Faith 273
17 Blood and Defilement: Reflections on Jesus and the Symbolics of Sex 285
18 John Hick and the Historical Jesus 304
19 Universality of the Word and Particularity of Jesus Christ 320
20 The Person of Christ 343
21 Why Some Still Doubt That Jesus' Body Was Raised 355
Contributors 368
Bibliography of Gerald O'Collins 370
Index of Names 399
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