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A Theology of Compassion: Metaphysics of Difference and the Renewal of Tradition #2020

A Theology of Compassion Metaphysics of Difference and the Renewal of Tradition The wholesale rejection of metaphysics today has become the test of the postmodern In this groundbreaking volume Oliver Davies argues for a renewal of metaphysics as the language of createdness base

  • Title: A Theology of Compassion: Metaphysics of Difference and the Renewal of Tradition
  • Author: Oliver Davies
  • ISBN: 9780802821218
  • Page: 172
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Theology of Compassion: Metaphysics of Difference and the Renewal of Tradition By Oliver Davies, The wholesale rejection of metaphysics today has become the test of the postmodern In this groundbreaking volume Oliver Davies argues for a renewal of metaphysics, as the language of createdness, based not in a return to outmoded concepts of essence but in a dynamic new understanding of ontology as narrative and performance This repairing of the Western metaphysical tradThe wholesale rejection of metaphysics today has become the test of the postmodern In this groundbreaking volume Oliver Davies argues for a renewal of metaphysics, as the language of createdness, based not in a return to outmoded concepts of essence but in a dynamic new understanding of ontology as narrative and performance This repairing of the Western metaphysical tradition is grounded both in the divine self naming in Exodus which, for the rabbis, identified God s presence in the world with God s compassionate acts and in the compassionate resistance of Etty Hillesum and Edith Stein to the violence of the Holocaust Building on a new metaphysics of compassion that is attentive to the histories of the contemporary world, Davies offers a renewed systematic theology of divine speech and relation, focused in Jesus Christ, who, as the triadic Word of God, speaks creatively at the heart of human culture and action and who, as the redeeming Compassion of God, regenerates the world.

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    1 thought on “A Theology of Compassion: Metaphysics of Difference and the Renewal of Tradition

    1. Highly recommended to readers with a background in philosophical theology, particularly continental philosophy.Paul Ricoeur s and Emanuel Levinas influence is apparent on nearly every page.

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