Item description for Christian Contradictions: The Structures of Lutheran and Catholic Thought by Daphne Hampson & Hampson Daphne...
Catholic and Lutheran thought are differently structured, embodying divergent conceptions of self and God. Roman/Lutheran ecumenism, culminating in the 1999 "Joint Declaration," attempts to reconcile incompatible systems based on different philosophical presuppositions. Drawing on a wealth of material, the author considers these structural questions within a historical context. Kierkegaard is shown, in a complex model, to hold together strengths which historically have been exemplified by the two traditions. This is an important work in systematic theology which considers questions quite fundamental to Western religion. It should interest theologians of all backgrounds and church historians.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.75" Weight: 1.09 lbs.
Release Date Mar 11, 2004
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521604354 ISBN13 9780521604352
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More About 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.