Divine Enjoyment: A Theology of Passion and Exuberance

Divine Enjoyment: A Theology of Passion and Exuberance

by Elaine Padilla

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ISBN-13: 9780823263578
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 12/02/2014
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Elaine Padilla is Assistant Professor of Constructive Theology at New York Theological Seminary. Her theological analysis constructively interweaves current philosophical discourse with Christianity, Latin American and Latino/a religious thought, mysticism, ecology, and gender. She is the author of Divine Enjoyment: A Theology of Passion and Exuberance (Fordham University Press, 2015) and coeditor of a three- volume project with Peter C. Phan, Theology and Migration in World Christianity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013–15).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Pain: Groans and Birth Pangs of the Divine Enjoyment
2. Yearning: Traces of the Divine Erotic Existence in the Cosmos
3. Permeability: The Open Wounds of the Lovers' Flesh
4. Intensity: Passionate Becomings of the Divine Complex
5. Impropriety: Incarnations of Carnivalesque Passion and Open-Ended Boundaries
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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