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Heaven on Earth?

Theological Interpretation in Ecumenical Dialogue

Wiley, J,
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This collection assembles essays by eleven leading Catholic andevangelical theologians in an ecumenical discussion of the benefits- and potential drawbacks - of today's burgeoningcorpus of theological interpretation. The authors explore thecritical relationship between the earthly world and its heavenlycounterpart.
* Ground-breaking volume of ecumenical debate featuring Catholicand evangelical theologians
* Explores the core theological issue of how the material andspiritual worlds interrelate
* Features a diversity of analytical approaches
* Addresses an urgent need to distinguish the positive andproblematic aspects of today's rapidly growing corpus oftheological interpretation

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Titel: Heaven on Earth?
Autoren/Herausgeber: Hans Boersma, Matthew Levering (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Directions in Modern Theology
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118551967

Seitenzahl: 248
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Hans Boersma holds the J. I. Packer Chair in Theology at Regent College, Canada, and is co-director (with Matthew Levering) of the Center for Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue. As well as this volume and a forthcoming publication on Gregory of Nyssa, he is the author of Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry (2011), Nouvelle Théologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery (2009), and Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition (2004). Prof Boersma is a member of the Langley Immanuel Christian Reformed Church.
Matthew Levering is Professor of Theology at the University of Dayton, USA, where he is also director of the Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Philosophy, and Doctrine. Co-editor since 2003 of the theological journal Nova et Vetera, he has also recently joined the editorial team of the International Journal of Systematic Theology. Prof Levering has served as Chair of the Board of the Academy of Catholic Theology since 2007 and co-directs the Center for Catholic-Evangelical dialogue alongside Prof Boersma. His numerous books and publications include most recently The Feminine Genius of Catholic Theology (2012), Jesus and the Demise of Death (2012), and Predestination (2011). Forthcoming publications include volumes on St. Paul and Thomas Aquinas and on the theology of Augustine.

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