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Author Fletcher, Frank, author

Title Jesus and the dreaming : discovering an Australian spirituality through Aboriginal - Christian dialogue / Frank Fletcher; edited by Fabian Byers
Published Strathfield, NSW : St Pauls Publications, 2013
Strathfield, NSW : St Pauls Publications, 2013
©2013

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 MELB  282.944092 Fletch Fle/Jat  DUE 30-06-20
Description 344 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction -- First Phase: Mediated Theology -- PART 1: Research -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 From Rome to Redfern -- 1.3 Meeting some objections -- PART 2: Interpretation and history -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 The need for a renewed theology -- 2.3 The invisible Aboriginal -- 2.4 The Christ-mind -- PART 3: Dialectic -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Does spirituality need some concrete rootedness in our land? -- 3.3 Aboriginality and Jesus: Making some bodily connections -- 3.4 Is Aboriginal spirituality relevant to the mystery of Christ -- 3.5 Jesus and the Dreaming Land -- Second Phase: Mediating Theology -- PART 4: Foundations -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Meeting the primal and other mentalities within ourselves -- 4.3 Aboriginal-Christian symbols and the polyphony of consciousness -- 4.4 Soul and ceremony -- 4.5 The sacred story -- 4.6 Towards a sharing of sacramental consciousness -- 4.7 Dialogue with traditional Aboriginal religion -- 4.8 Finding the framework for dialogue --
4.9 Retrieving Australian sacral imagination and sacramentality -- 4.10 Awakening the Dreaming -- 4.11 Mutual self-meditation with Christ -- 4.12 Holy fire, religious poetry and theology -- PART 5: Doctrines and systematics -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Is there a bridge? -- 5.3 Revitalising and re-visioning spirituality -- PART 6: Communications -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Notes for a retreat on primal imagination -- Conclusion
Analysis Australian
Catholic Church - Australia - Clergy - Biography
Aboriginal Australians - Religion
Lonergan, Bernard J. F. (Bernard Joseph Francis), 1904-1984
Australia - Religion - 21st century
Spirituality - Aboriginal Australians
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. Copy of speech by Fabian Byers at the launch of Jesus and the Dreaming: http://www.msc.org.au/emagazine/current-news/1114-book-launch-jesus-and-the-dreaming
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fletcher, Frank
Fletcher, Frank, M.S.C
Fletcher, Frank
Lonergan, Bernard J. F
Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Biography
Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Biography
Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Biography
Fletcher, Frank, M.S.C
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Religion
Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Religion
Spirituality -- Catholic Church
Christianity and other religions -- Aboriginal Australian
Aboriginal Australians -- Religion
Spirituality -- Australia
Author Byers, Fabian, editor
ISBN 9781921963346
Other Titles Discovering an Australian spirituality through Aboriginal - Christian dialogue