God's Wounds: Hermeneutic of the Christian Symbol of Divine Suffering, Volume Two: Evil and Divine Suffering

God's Wounds: Hermeneutic of the Christian Symbol of Divine Suffering, Volume Two: Evil and Divine Suffering

by Jeff B. Pool


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556354656
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Princeton Theological Monographs
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Jeff B. Pool is Associate Professor of Religion, College Chaplain, and Director of the Campus Christian Center, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Prologue: Central Mystery of the Christian: Symbol of Divine Suffering 1

Part 1 Gods First Wound: Divine Grief

Introduction to Part One: The Structure of Divine Grief 23

Division 1 Infidelity of the Beloved Human

Introduction to Division One: Sin as Occasion of Divine Grief 29

1 Human Cupiditas: Formal Characteristics 35

2 Human Cupiditas: Material Characteristics 53

Division 2 Sorrow of the Betrayed Divine Lover

Introduction to Division Two: First Stage of Divine Grief 83

3 Divine Sorrow: Formal Characteristics 91

4 Divine Sorrow: Material Characteristics 113

Division 3 Anguish of the Betrayed Divine Lover

Introduction to Division Three: Second Stage of Divine Grief 121

5 Divine Anguish: Formal Characteristics 125

6 Divine Anguish: Material Characteristics 147

Part 2 Gods Second Wound: Divine Self-Sacrifice

Introduction to Part Two: The Structure of Divine Self-Sacrifice 157

Division 4 Misery of the Beloved Humans Infidelity

Introduction to Division Four: Misery of Sin as Occasion for Divine Self-Sacrifice 163

7 Misery of Human Cupiditas: Formal Characteristics 167

8 Misery of Human Cupiditas: Material Characteristics 193

Division 5 Travail of the Betrayed Divine Lover's Fidelity

Introduction to Division Five: First Stage of Divine Self-Sacrifice 217

9 Divine Travail: Formal Characteristics 223

10 Divine Travail: Material Characteristics 268

Division 6 Agony of the Betrayed Divine Lovers Fidelity

Introduction to Division Six: Second Stage of Divine Self-Sacrifice 281

11 Divine Agony: Formal Characteristics 285

12 DivineAgony: Material Characteristics 361

Epilogue: From Divine Agony to Divine Affliction 371


Appendix 1 Insights from the Reformed Doctrine of Total Depravity 379

Appendix 2 The Concepts of 'úsρισ and επιθυμíα 381

Appendix 3 Ancient Hellenistic Philosophy and the Christian Concept of Divine assibility 383

Appendix 4 Analytical Distinctions between Fear, Anxiety, and Anguish 385

Appendix 5 Divine Impassibility and Possibility in the Theology of Origen 387

Appendix 6 Arian Christologies of the Suffering Logos 390

Appendix 7 Historic Variations on the Classic Christian Theory of Atonement 392

Appendix 8 Fragments from the History of Patripassianist Theology 395

Appendix 9 Fragments from the History of Theopaschite Theology 397

Bibliography 405

Index of Scriptures 477

Index of Persons 489

Index of Topics 498

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