Torture and Eucharist / Edition 1

Torture and Eucharist / Edition 1

by William T. Cavanaugh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631211993

ISBN-13: 9780631211990

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: Wiley

In this engrossing analysis, Cavanaugh contends that the Eucharist is the Church's response to the use of torture as a social discipline.  See more details below

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In this engrossing analysis, Cavanaugh contends that the Eucharist is the Church's response to the use of torture as a social discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631211990
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Series:
Challenges in Contemporary Theology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,412,363
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Part I: Torture and Disappearance as an Ecclesiological Problem:.

1. Torture as Liturgy.

2. Torture and Fragmentation.

3. The Striptease of Power.

4. Habeas Corpus.

Conclusion.

Part II: The Church Learns How to be Oppressed:.

5. Christians for Socialism.

6."Torture Isn't Everything".

7. The Stubborn Monkey.

8. "I Am Jesus, Whom You Are Persecuting".

9. The Church as Russia.

Part III: The Ecclesiology of a Disappearing Church:.

10. An Amiable Divorce.

11. The Rise of "Social Catholicism".

12. Catholic Action in Chile.

Part IV: A Distinction of Planes:.

13. Maritain Among Us.

14. The Minimum of Body.

15. New Christendom.

16. The Disappearance of the Church.

17. The End of the Story.

Part V: The True Body of Christ:.

18. The Mystical and the True.

19. Until He Comes.

20. Re-membering Christ.

21. Making the Body Visible.

Part VI: Performing the Body of Christ:.

22. "But Father, Look at This Body".

23. Knitting the Social Fabric.

24. Mysterious Channels.

25. Torture and Eucharist.

Index.

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