Item description for Christian Contradictions: The Structures of Lutheran and Catholic Thought by Daphne Hampson, Margaret Daphne Hampson & Hampson Daphne...
Catholic thought and Lutheran thought are differently structured, embodying divergent conceptions of self and God. Failing to grasp the Lutheran paradigm, Catholics have wrenched Luther into an inappropriate framework. Roman/Lutheran ecumenism, culminating in the Joint Declaration of 1999, attempts to reconcile incompatible systems, based on different philosophical presuppositions. Drawing on a wealth of material, both Continental and Anglo-Saxon, the author thinks through these structural questions within a historical context. But how - within a religion of revelation - can God be conceptualized as both foundational to the self and yet also on an other with whom the self inter-relates? Kierkegaard is shown in a complex model to hold together strengths which historically have been exemplified by the two traditions. This is an work in systematic theology considers questions quite fundamental to Western religion. It should be of interest to theologians of all backgrounds and also to church historians.
Citations And Professional Reviews Christian Contradictions: The Structures of Lutheran and Catholic Thought by Daphne Hampson, Margaret Daphne Hampson & Hampson Daphne has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Choice - 11/01/2001 page 528
Christian Century - 09/12/2001 page 44
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.22" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.85" Weight: 1.31 lbs.
Release Date Feb 19, 2004
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521450608 ISBN13 9780521450607
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More About Daphne Hampson, Margaret Daphne Hampson & Hampson Daphne
Daphne Hampson is Professor of Divinity at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.
Daphne Hampson has an academic affiliation as follows - University of St Andrews Professor Emerita of Divinity University of S.