Overview:Sacrifice and Redemption: Durham Essays in Theology - These essays explore the role sacrificial metaphor has to play in theological interpretation of the death of Christ, and ask whether such a metaphor makes sense today. They make clear that the political and psychological connotations of sacrifical language have in modern times given rise to great unease, and examine, in particular, the Catholic tradition of the eucharistic sacrifice, a tradition which was vigorously challenged at the Reformation. Looking at the various controversies from a variety of perspectives, the contributions to the book have a pronounced ecumenical slant, and illuminate sacrifice at the major, formative moments in history, from Old Testament times to contemporary theology. As a whole the collection suggests that claims to an ecumenical consensus are premature; that sacrificial language in the Christian tradition is more complex than is often supposed; but that, finally, the role of sacrifice in Christian thought is still vital in coming to terms with Christianity in the modern world.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603734620-9780521340335. It was written by the following authors: S. W. Sykes. Book Sacrifice and Redemption: Durham Essays in Theology, which can be read online, published by the company: Cambridge University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Beliefs, Spirituality. The book was published on 1991-06-28 00:00:00. It has 352 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 656 g. File for download Sacrifice and Redemption: Durham Essays in Theology has PDF format and is called sacrifice-and-redemption-durham-essays-in-theology.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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