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An Essay on Nature, Grace, and Modernity
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These yield clues for a viable model, while also manifesting the deficiency of the theory of 'pure nature,' which contributes to fideism and secularism. More clues emerge in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including Vatican II and recent papal thought. The second part of the book constructs the model on the basis of the clues. It conceives the orders of 'creation' and 'redemption' as a continuum, and it develops a theology of nature. The third part then applies the model to other problems. These include reimagining the role of Christian art, revising the Thomist doctrine of God, and defending Christianity's unique claim in relation to other religions. Throughout, this argument, both historical and systemic, enters the dialogue with the tradition, from the Fathers, to Augustine and the medieval, to Trent and the Baroque. Analogies of Transcendence also brings into sympathetic conversation the two often estranged titans of contemporary Catholicism, Balthasar and Rahner.
Analogies of Transcendence by Stephen M. Fields was published by The Catholic University of America Press in May 2016. The ISBN for Analogies of Transcendence is 9780813228556.
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|Page last updated||23rd July 2017|
|Author / Artist||Stephen M. Fields|
|Publisher||The Catholic University of America Press (May 2016)|
|Number of Pages||320|