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Author Schillebeeckx, Edward, 1914-2009, author

Title Christ, the Christian experience in the modern world / Edward Schillebeeckx
Published London : Bloomsbury, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 872 pages)
Series The collected works of Edward Schillebeeckx ; volume VII
Collected works of Edward Schillebeeckx ; volume VII
Contents Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; How to use this book; Dedication; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction to COLLECTED WORKS OF EDWARD SCHILLEBEECKX; Introduction to the new edition CHRIST THE CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE IN THE MODERN WORLD; Prologue; Introduction JESUS, THE STORY OF A NEW LIFE-STYLE; Part One The Authority of New Experiences and the Authority of the New Testament; Chapter 1 THE AUTHORITY OF NEW EXPERIENCES; 1 Experience is always interpreted experience; 2 The authority of experiences; 3 Revelation and experience; 1. The concept of 'revelation'
2. The language of faith, religious language or the language of revelationI. RELIGION IS A RELIGION OF REVELATION; II. TWO LEVELS OF TRUTH?; III. ENCOUNTER WITH THE WORLD, THOUGHT AND LANGUAGE: EXPERIENCE AND REVELATION; A. God's revelation in the form of human ideas; B. Revelation, an interpretative element? Seeing as ... or interpreting as ...?; C. The immanence of transcendence: the possibility of expressing the reality of revelation; (a) Mystical thematization of the inexpressible; (b) Ethical expression of the inexpressible; (c) The relationship between 'mystical' and ethical formation
B. The most important derivative of hanan, the term hen2 Israel's view of the hesed and 'emet of God; Conclusion: The spirituality of grace in the Tanach; Chapter 2 EARLY JEWISH REINTERPRETATION WITHIN THE HELLENISTIC CONCEPT OF CHARIS; 1 Hellenistic charis; 2 The concept of grace in the Septuagint and in early Jewish literature; Section Two New Testament experiences of grace and their interpretations; Introduction; Chapter 1 THEOLOGICAL THEORY OF GRACE IN PAUL; 1 Charis: A new way of salvation made known through revelation and not invented by man
I. CHARIS AND THE GOSPEL OF PAUL IN HIS FIRST LETTERSII. GRAECO-JEWISH CHARIS: GALATIANS AND LUKE/ACTS; 2 Justified through faith in Christ: Galatians and II Corinthians 5.18-21; 3 Paul's theory of grace: Romans; I. NEITHER PAGANISM NOR JUDAISM GIVES SALVATION OR CHARIS; II. REVELATION OF THE 'RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD' IN JESUS CHRIST; A. Sedaqa, righteousness, the transition from Judaism to Pauline Christianity; B. The righteousness of God, revealed in Christ Jesus (Rom. 3.21-5.21); (a) The Pauline version of the early Jewish Abraham midrash (Rom. 4.1-25)
IV. BELIEF IN AUTHORITYV. A NEW CONTEXT OF EXPERIENCE FOR PRESENT-DAY EXPERIENCE OF SALVATION IN JESUS; Chapter 2 THE AUTHORITY OF THECANONICAL NEW TESTAMENT; Chapter 3 DO WE BEGIN WITH THE NEW TESTAMENT OR WITH PRESENT-DAY EXPERIENCE?; Part Two New Testament Theology of the Experience of Grace; Justification for the method used; Section One The field of meaning in vocabulary as a useful expression of New Testament experiences of grace; Chapter 1 HANAN AND HEN: HESED AND 'eMET: THE CONCEPT OF GRACE IN THE TANACH; 1 Yahweh's activity of hanan; A. Hanan: have a loving approach
Summary Christ. The Christian Experience in the Modern World focuses on the question of salvation for all people. Using seven ''anthropological constants'', Schillebeeckx innovatively shows the social and political relevance of faith. Inspired by liberation and feminist theologies, he puts strong emphasis on human experience and on the importance of examining church teaching in its historical context. This volume is a testimony of Schillebeeckx'' ground breaking attempt to rethink doctrine in the light of the research on the historical Jesus. Instead of starting with Christianity''s great creedal sta
Notes "In this new version typing errors, spelling mistakes and wrong or poor translations are corrected"--Page v
"The original Dutch version of this book was published under the title Gerechtigheid en liefde, Genade en bevrijiding by Uitgeverij H. Nelissen, Bloemendaal, in 1977, second enlarged edition 1982, and translated by John Bowden"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the Dutch
Print version record
Subject Jesus Christ -- Person and offices
Jesus Christ.
Bible. New Testament -- Theology
Bible. New Testament.
Experience (Religion)
Grace (Theology) -- Biblical teaching
Salvation -- Biblical teaching
Experience (Religion)
Grace (Theology) -- Biblical teaching.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology.
Salvation -- Biblical teaching.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Bowden, John, 1935-2010, translator
ISBN 0567192911
Other Titles Gerechtigheid en liefde. English