The Creativity of God:  World, Eucharist, Reason  -     By: Oliver Davies
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The Creativity of God: World, Eucharist, Reason

Cambridge University Press / 2010 / Hardcover

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We have, as a theological community, generally lost a language in which to speak of the created-ness of the world. As a consequence, our discourses of reason cannot bridge the way we know God and the way we know the world. Therefore, argues Oliver Davies, a primary task of contemporary theology is the regeneration of a Christian account of the world as sacramental, leading to the formation of a Christian conception of reason and a new Christocentric understanding of the real. Both the Johannine tradition of creation through the Word and a Eucharistic semiotics of Christ as the embodied, sacrificial and creative speech of God serve the project of a repairal of Christian cosmology. The world itself is viewed as a creative text authored by God, of which we as interpreters are an integral part. This is a wide-ranging and convincing book that makes an important contribution to modern theology.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 225
Vendor: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 (inches)
ISBN: 0521831172
ISBN-13: 9780521831178
Series: Cambridge Studies in Christian Doctrine

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