Biblical Theological Foundations Family: The Domestic Church

Biblical Theological Foundations Family: The Domestic Church

by Joseph C. Atkinson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813221700
Publisher: Catholic University of America Press
Publication date: 02/28/2014
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 5.95(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Preface José Granados ix

Foreword Francis Martin xv

Author's Preface xix

Notes on Hebrew Language and Sources xxiii

Introduction: The Need for a Theology of the Family 1

Part 1 Foundations of the Family in the Old Testament 13

1 The Family in Mythological Thought 19

2 The Principles of Creation and Covenantal Reality 33

3 Abraham and the Family of Faith 78

4 Family as the Carrier of the Covenant 91

5 Family as Image of the Covenant 128

6 Hebraic Anthropological Principles: Corporate Personality 161

Part 2 Foundations of the Family in the New Testament, Early Church, and Vatican II 193

7 The Family of Abraham in the New Testament 197

8 The Corporate Dimension of Baptism in the New Testament 220

9 Appropriation by the Church Fathers 269

10 Vatican II and the Problems of Appropriation 301

Bibliography 327

Scriptural Indexes 337

Index of Names 343

General Index 346

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