Transformation Theology: Church in the World

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This book is the fruit of a close collaboration between three leading scholars with a background in systematics, philosophical theology and ethics. It sets out a new account of how incarnation is mediated in the world of space and time, leading to a new orientation of theology within the world. The doctrinal ("from above") and philosophical ("from below") sections lead to a new exposition of Christian life in confrontation with deepseated problems of ethics and justice. The three pieces closely interweave with ...

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Overview

This book is the fruit of a close collaboration between three leading scholars with a background in systematics, philosophical theology and ethics. It sets out a new account of how incarnation is mediated in the world of space and time, leading to a new orientation of theology within the world. The doctrinal ("from above") and philosophical ("from below") sections lead to a new exposition of Christian life in confrontation with deepseated problems of ethics and justice. The three pieces closely interweave with each other in the elaboration of a new kind of practical, doctrinal theology of full philosophical integrity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780567032478
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 2/18/2008
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.11 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Oliver Davies, Professor of Christian Doctrine, King's College London. His lates publications include The Creativity of God (CUP 2004) and A Theology of Compassion (SCM Press 2001).

Paul D. Janz is Senior Lecturer in Philosophical Theology at King's College London, UK.

Clemens Sedmak is F. D. Maurice Professor of Social and Moral Theology at King's College London. His latest books include Option für die Armen (Herder 2005) and Katholisches Lehramt und Philosophie (Herder 2003).

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Table of Contents

Prologue: Transformation Theology     1
Doctrine   Oliver Davies
Lost Heaven     11
The Interrupted Body     37
Philosophy   Paul D. Janz
Revelation as Divine Causality     63
The Coming Righteousness     89
Ethics   Clemens Sedmak
The Disruptive Power of World Hunger     115
The Wound of Knowledge: Epistemic Mercy and World Hunger     142
Conclusion: A New Beginning     167
Index     173
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