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Christ, the form of beauty : a study in theology and literature

Author: Francesca Aran Murphy
Publisher: Edinburgh : T & T Clark, 1995.
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Reveals the importance of the sacramental imagination as the key to the renewal of Christology and of modern Christian literature.

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Genre/Form: History
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Murphy, Francesca Aran.
Christ, the form of beauty.
Edinburgh : T & T Clark, 1995
(OCoLC)648383550
Named Person: Hans Urs von Balthasar; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Hans Urs von Balthasar; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francesca Aran Murphy
ISBN: 0567097080 9780567097088
OCLC Number: 35792467
Description: vii, 236 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Imagining --
Learning from Kant's mistakes --
Beauty, 'The Cinderella of the transcendentals' : Jacques Maritain's philosophy of art --
'Reality means simply inexhaustible quality' : the literary imagination in the writings of the fugitive agrarians --
'Myths' of the Christian image in the Southerners' writings --
William Lynch : Christ as the image of reality --
Christ as the expression of God in the theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1 : Patristic and medieval theories of beauty --
Appendix 2 : The scholastic use of the term 'transcendental'.
Responsibility: Francesca Aran Murphy.
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'This is a work of real originality, showing an impressive familiarity with primary and secondary literature in the field.' The Rt Revd Dr Rowan Williams, Bishop of Monmouth

 
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