Remythologizing theology divine action, passion, and authorship

The rise of modern science and the proclaimed 'death' of God in the nineteenth century led to a radical questioning of divine action and authorship - Bultmann's celebrated 'demythologizing'. Remythologizing Theology moves in another direction that begins by taking seriously...

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Main Author: Vanhoozer, Kevin J.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2010
Series:Cambridge studies in Christian doctrine
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • What is remythologizing?
  • pt. I. "God" in scripture and theology. Biblical representation (Vorstellung) : divine communicative action and passion
  • Theological conceptualization (Begriff) : varieties of theism and panentheism
  • The new kenotic-perichoretic relational ontotheology : some "classical" concerns
  • pt. II. Communicative theism and the triune God. God's being is in communicating
  • God in three persons : the one who lights and lives in love
  • pt. III. God and world : authorial action and interaction. Divine author and human hero in dialogical relation
  • Divine communicative sovereignty and human freedom : the hero talks back
  • Impassible passion? : suffering, emotions, and the crucified God
  • Impassible compassion? : from divine pathos to divine patience
  • Conclusion : Always remythologizing? : answering to the holy author in our midst