Envisioning the Cosmic Body of Christ
عبر:: Aurica Jax , Saskia Wendel
- The metaphor of the cosmos as the Body of Christ offers an opportunity to escape the aporias of standard Body of Christ imagery, which has often proved anthropocentric, exclusivist, triumphalist and/or sexist in the analyses of classical theologies. The body motif in particular contains starting points for current body discourses of gender-sensitive and ecological theologies, especially in their mutual overlaps. This book offers a critical evaluation of the prospects and boundaries of an updated metaphor of the Body of Christ, especially in its cosmic dimension. The first part of the book addresses the complex tradition in which the universal dimension of cosmological Christologies is located, including the thinking of the Apostles Paul and John, Origen, Cusanus, Teilhard de Chardin, McFague, and Panikkar. In the second part of the book, representatives of various innovative concepts will contribute to the anthology. This is a wide-ranging study of the implications of a new cosmic Body of Christ. As such, it will be of interest to academics working in Religion and Gender, Religion and the Environment, Theology and Christology.
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- 2020 selection and editorial matter, Aurica Jax and Saskia Wendel
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- Taylor and Francis
- تاريخ الجمع:
- Nonfiction, Religion and Spirituality, RELIGION / Christian Theology / Christology, RELIGION / Christian Theology / General, RELIGION / Christianity / General, RELIGION / General, RELIGION / Sexuality & Gender Studies, RELIGION / Theology
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