Item description for Holy Trinity, Perfect Community by Leonardo Boff & Phillip Berryman...
Overview In a series of short chapters the author unpacks the mysteries of the Trinity, spelling out the difference it makes to believe that God is communion rahter than solitude. Instead of an image of God as solitary ruler standing aloof above a static universe, belief in the Trinity means that at the root of everything there is movement, there is an eternal process of life, of outward movement, and love.
Publishers Description In a series of clear, short chapters, Leonardo Boff unpacks the mysteries of Trinitarian faith, showing why it makes a difference to believe that God is communion rather than solitude. Instead of God as solitary ruler standing above a static universe, Christian belief in the Trinity means that at the root of everything there is movement, an eternal process of life, outward movement, and love.
Boff shows how the Holy Trinity is, among other things, the image of the perfect community and the image of the church in its ideal form: not a hierarchy of power, but a community of diverse gifts and functions.
Ideal for study or personal reflection.
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.24" Width: 5.44" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2000
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570753326 ISBN13 9781570753329
Availability 146 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 27, 2016 06:51.
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More About Leonardo Boff & Phillip Berryman
Leonardo Boff is a former Franciscan monk, a theologian and a poet known for his strong voice for the promotion of human rights and ecological responsibility. He is the professor emeritus of ethics, philosophy of religion, and ecology at Rio de Janeiro State University. He is the author of more than 60 books in the areas of theology, spirituality, philosophy, anthropology and mysticism.
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