Divine Becoming Paperback

Rethinking Jesus and Incarnation

by Charlene P. E. Burns;


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Divine Becoming

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Despite the feverish pace of publishing in historical Jesus studies, biblical scholars and theologians have not notably progressed in addressing the meaning and significance of the figure of Jesus in ways credible for contemporary persons.

In this creative and insightful work, Burns seeks to understand the significance of Jesus and his incarnation through the category of participation. The central theological claims in the traditional concept of incarnation are anchored and illumined by Jesus' particular ability for empathy, sympathy, attunement, and entrainment. This notion, derived from the psychological research of Daniel Stern, allows Burns to show that incarnation the capacity to participate in the life of others is present not only in Jesus but to some extent in all people and in all religions. It further illumines features of God's trinitarian life and our lifelong journey into God (deification).

Divine Becoming by Charlene P. E. Burns was published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers in November 2001 and is our 54200th best seller. The ISBN for Divine Becoming is 9780800632786.

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Page last updated 30th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatbook (details unknown)
PublisherAugsburg Fortress Publishers (November 2001)
Weight434g
Number of Pages197
Thickness13 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9780800632786
ISBN-100800632788
Product Code115572
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