SJ, Gerald O'Collins's Revelation: Towards a Christian Interpretation of God's PDF

By SJ, Gerald O'Collins

ISBN-10: 0198784201

ISBN-13: 9780198784203

because the overdue Eighties the subject matter of God's self-revelation has been handled simply in brief in Christian theology, now and then easily missed, and infrequently pressured with biblical thought. Revelation: in the direction of a Christian Theology of God's Self-Revelation lays out its easy features, and starts by means of distinguishing among revelation within the fundamental experience (a residing come upon with God's self-disclosure) and within the secondary experience (statements of religion derived from
that come across, or 'propositional' revelation). It considers revelation as remodeling and informing, as being 'sacramental' or mediated via phrases and deeds, as communicated via an unending number of skill and mediators, as concerning yet designated from biblical idea and fact, and as reaching
those of 'other' faiths or of no religion at all.

Gerald O'Collins skilfully distinguishes among earlier (or 'foundational') revelation, current (or 'dependent') revelation, and destiny (or 'eschatological') revelation. He expounds with ecumenical sensitivity the advanced courting among culture and scripture. O'Collins strikes into debatable parts via insisting that the divine self- revelation occurs basically whilst bought by means of human religion and that 'outside revelation there's no salvation (extra revelationem nulla salus'). This volume
offers a coherent account of God's self-revelation, that can function a foundation for all that follows in theology and for discussion with those that stick to 'other' residing faiths or none in any respect. O'Collins extends and enriches what he has proposed in past books and articles in regards to the features of
God's self-revelation.

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