Radical Theology via Ingolf U Dalferth

Radical Theology: An Essay on Faith and Theology within the Twenty-First Century via Ingolf U Dalferth
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Overview: Ingolf U. Dalferth develops a "radical theology- that unfolds the orienting energy of religion for human lifestyles from the development of God’s presence to each and every provide. In a concise and transparent approach, Dalferth outlines the theological and philosophical approaches to hermeneutics within the fashionable generation, as a way to advertise a powerful and defensible theology for the twenty-first century, severely sporting on Martin Heidegger and Rudolf Bultmann, with out forgetting Karl Barth. The results of his reconstruction is a "radical theology" that neither glorifies premodern theology in an antimodern perspective nor seeks a paranormal deepening of the secular, however argues for an intensive alternate in theological standpoint of the imaginable. In doing so, theology unfolds "prohibit ideas" that prohibit the claims of science and philosophy severely, and develops "concepts of orientation" that illumine the tactics wherein human lifestyles is known and lived in radically new tactics in religion. From right here, Dalferth unfolds the truth of revelation and the Christian sense of an unconditional hope that essentially transcends all ideals according to mundane realities and orients the sector on one thing past its personal temporal horizon-its loving Creator.
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The Dionysian Mystical Theology by Paul Rorem

The Dionysian Mystical Theology by Paul Rorem
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Overview: The Dionysian Mystical Theology introduces the Pseudo-Dionysian “mystical theology,” with glimpses at key stages in its interpretation and critical reception through the centuries. In part one, the elusive Areopagite’s own miniature essay, The Mystical Theology, is quoted in its entirety, sentence by sentence, with commentary. Its cryptic contents would be almost impenetrable without judicious reference to the rest of the Dionysian corpus: The Divine Names, The Celestial Hierarchy, The Ecclesiastical Hierarchy, and the ten Letters. Of special importance is the Dionysian use of negations in an “apophatic” theology that recognizes the transcendence of God beyond human words and concepts.Stages in the reception and critique of this Greek corpus and theme are sketched in part two: first, the initial sixth-century introduction and marginal comments (Scholia) by John of Scythopolis; second, the early Latin translation and commentary by the ninth-century Carolingian Eriugena and the twelfth-century commentary by the Parisian Hugh of St. Victor; and third, the critical reaction and opposition by Martin Luther in the Reformation. In conclusion, the Dionysian apophatic is presented alongside other forms of negative theology in light of modern and postmodern interests in the subject.
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A Jewish Public Theology by Abraham Unger

A Jewish Public Theology: God and the Global City by Abraham Unger
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Overview: A Jewish Public Theology draws from Halakhah, Jewish law, to address some of the most searing current policy issues. Abraham Unger examines how Jewish tradition speaks to globalization and its attendant political and economic cleavages. Classical Jewish thought sits on a perch outside of the defining parameters of the global political conversation and as such cannot be pigeon holed as populist, leftist, or rightist. Judaism was born in antiquity and therefore predates by millennia these current ideological biases. That intellectual distance, both due to the long arc of Jewish history, and outsider minority status as a tradition, allows for a critical distance. Unger explores how the Jewish tradition compels the living out of a public policy framework through the forging of equitable communities using arguments that go beyond political orthodoxies. In this socially fragile era, the possibility of that message offers a hopeful discourse of significant possibility for all humankind.
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A Theology of the Christian Bible by Denis Farkasfalvy

A Theology of the Christian Bible: Revelation – Inspiration – Canon by Denis Farkasfalvy, O. Cist.
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Overview: A Theology of the Christian Bible is built upon the thesis that divine revelation, the inspiration and canonization of Scripture should be viewed as "sequentially linked movements" of a single process wherein God reveals his Word in history and ensures permanent accessibility of revelation for his People, both of Israel and of the Church. The starting point is the view expressed in the Second Vatican Council’s document Dei Verbum that revelation consists of the "words and realities" of Salvation History. This marks a shift away from the neo-scholastic concept that approached revelation primarily as a set of propositional truths. Farkasfalvy begins with the notion of revelation as a historical process: God reveals his Word in a "salvation history," which culminates in the Incarnation. The transmission of revelation always involves human mediation by chosen individuals or, in the language of the biblical and patristic tradition, "Prophets and Apostles."
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Theology of Migration by Elaine Padilla,Peter C. Phan

Theology of Migration in the Abrahamic Religions (Christianities of the World) by Elaine Padilla , Peter C. Phan
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Overview: Theology of Migration in the Abrahamic Religions is the second volume of the series Theology and Migration in World Christianity: Contextual Perspectives. It presents the theologies of migration proposed by Judaism, various Christian churches and denominat
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Theology of Migration by Elaine Padilla, Peter C. Phan

Theology of Migration in the Abrahamic Religions (Christianities of the World) by Elaine Padilla , Peter C. Phan
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Overview: Theology of Migration in the Abrahamic Religions is the second volume of the series Theology and Migration in World Christianity: Contextual Perspectives. It presents the theologies of migration proposed by Judaism, various Christian churches and denominat
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