Wording a Radiance: Parting Conversations about God and the Church

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Daniel W. Hardy was one of the foremost ecclesial theologians of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in the English-speaking world. 'Wording a radiance' is a theology of the Spirit and of the Eucharistic foundations of the Church. It is also the last testament of a great ecclesial theologian, and the editors present his theology in a manner that honours its character as testament. They situate his theology in the context of the last year of his life, which included a spiritual pilgrimage to the Holy Land ...
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Overview


Daniel W. Hardy was one of the foremost ecclesial theologians of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in the English-speaking world. 'Wording a radiance' is a theology of the Spirit and of the Eucharistic foundations of the Church. It is also the last testament of a great ecclesial theologian, and the editors present his theology in a manner that honours its character as testament. They situate his theology in the context of the last year of his life, which included a spiritual pilgrimage to the Holy Land and his conscious effort to dictate a brief theology as his parting words to the Church and the academy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780334042082
  • Publisher: SCM Press Limited
  • Publication date: 10/31/2010
  • Pages: 170
  • Product dimensions: 6.61 (w) x 8.53 (h) x 0.56 (d)

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The Revd Prof. Daniel W. Hardy was Van Mildert Professor of Theology at the University of Durham and Director of the Centre for Theological Inquiry at Princeton. He died in 2007

Prof. David Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity and Fellow of Selwyn College at the University of Cambridge

The Revd Deborah Ford is an Assistant Priest at St Bennet's Church in Cambridge.

Prof. Peter W. Ochs is Edgar M. Bronfman Professor of Modern Judaic Studies at the University of Virginia

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 Female Philanthropy and Feminism before the Welfare State: Family Law and the Politics of Names 13

2 Benevolence and Female Volunteerism

3 Performing Child Welfare: Philanthropy and Feminism from the Damas to Eva PerĂ³n 58

4 Juvenile Delinquency, Patriarchy, and Female Philanthropy 83

5 The Depression and the Rise of the Welfare State 120

6 At the Crossroads of Change: Peronism, the Welfare State, and the Decline of Non-Peronist Female Authority 151

Conclusion 186

Notes 195

Bibliography 225

Index 243

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