Eschatology, Liturgy, and Christology Paperback
Toward Recovering an Eschatological Imagination
by Thomas P. Rausch;
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Eschatology, Liturgy, and Christology
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"If Christian hope is reduced to the salvation of the soul in a heaven beyond death," wrote Jurgen Moltmann, "it loses its power to renew life and change the world, and its flame is quenched." Thomas Rausch, SJ, agrees, arguing that too often the hoped-for eschaton has been replaced by an almost exclusive emphasis on the "four last things" - death and judgment, heaven and hell. But eschatology cannot be reduced to the individual salvation.
In his new book, Rausch explores eschatology's intersections with Christology, soteriology, ecclesiology, and, perhaps most intriguingly, liturgy. With the early Christians, he sees God's future as a radically social reality, already present initially in Christian worship, especially in the celebration of the Eucharist. This fresh and insightful work of theology engages voices both ancient and contemporary."
Eschatology, Liturgy, and Christology by Thomas P. Rausch was published by Michael Glazier Inc in June 2012. The ISBN for Eschatology, Liturgy, and Christology is 9780814657355.
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|Author / Artist||Thomas P. Rausch|
|Publisher||Michael Glazier Inc (June 2012)|
|Number of Pages||184|
|Page last updated||17th September 2017|