Quest for the Living God Hardback

Mapping Frontiers in the Theology of God

by Elizabeth A Johnson;

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Quest for the Living God

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Since the middle of the twentieth century, there has been a renaissance of new insights into God in the Christian tradition. On different continents, under pressure from historical events and social conditions, people of faith have glimpsed the living God in fresh ways. It is not that a wholly different God is discovered from the One believed in by previous generations. Christian faith does not believe in a new God but, finding itself in new situations, seeks the presence of God there. Aspects long-forgotten are brought into new relationships with current events, and the depths of divine compassion are appreciated in ways not previously imagined.This book further explores these discoveries. The first chapter describes Elizabeth Johnson's point of departure and the rules of engagement, while each succeeding chapter distils a discrete idea of God. Transcendental, political, liberation, feminist, black, Hispanic, interreligious and ecological theologies are all featured, ending with the particular Christian idea of the one God as Trinity.The aim of the book is to increase the light of theological knowledge, "ever ancient, ever new," among a wide circle of people: students, pastoral ministers and everyone who questions, wonders, or thinks about their faith.

Quest for the Living God by Elizabeth A Johnson was published by Continuum in December 2007 and is our 39978th best seller. The ISBN for Quest for the Living God is 9780826417701.

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Details for Quest for the Living God

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (December 2007)
Number of Pages256
Thickness25 mm
Height228 mm
Width153 mm
Product Code1117415
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