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The future of Christology

Author: Roger Haight
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In a strongly worded "notification," in February of 2005, the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith denounced Jesuit Roger Haight's best-selling book "Jesus Symbol of God" as containing  Read more...

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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.; Jesus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Haight
ISBN: 9780826429278 0826429270
OCLC Number: 185095828
Notes: Originally published: New York : Continuum, ©2005.
Description: 224 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Jesus research and faith in Jesus Christ --
The framework for this discussion --
Classical christological doctrines and the imagination --
Jesus research and the imagination --
Two views on Jesus research and Christian faith --
The impact of Jesus research on christology --
The logic of christology from below --
The situation of christology --
Characteristics of a christology from below --
The genesis of christology --
The structure of Christology --
Loci in christology --
Human freedom and a Christian understanding of salvation as liberation --
Framing the discussion --
Salvation as liberation of human freedom --
Notes for a constructive theology of the Cross --
Problems in some theologies of the Cross --
Preliminary considerations --
Notes for a constructive theology of the Cross --
Catholic pluralism on religious pluralism : Rahner and Schillebeeckx --
Life situation and context --
Method in theology --
Premises to their positions --
Christ and other religions --
Jesus and church mission --
Developments since Vatican II --
Jesus and mission --
Outline for an orthodox pluralist christology --
Basic considerations in the mode of a philosophy of religion --
The logic of christology --
Other religions from a Christian standpoint --
An Orthodox pluralist christology --
Two types of christology --
The witness of the New Testament to multiple christologies --
The Old Testament perspective for understanding the New Testament witness --
The scriptural meaning of Spirit and Word applied to Jesus --
The strengths of a Spirit and a Word christology --
The viability of a Spirit and a Word christology in the future --
The future of christology --
Three patterns of how development occurs --
Two areas of christological development : other religions and Jesus' divinity --
Epilogue : Jesus symbol of God : criticism and response --
A genetic method --
Representation of the Jesus material --
The Easter experience --
Pluralism of New Testament christologies --
The construct of a symbol --
Interpretation of Nicaea and Chalcedon --
The meaning of salvation --
Jesus Christ vis-à-vis other religions --
Christology proper --
God as Trinity --
Reviews of Jesus, symbol of God.
Responsibility: Roger Haight.
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"Haight's work offers a timely reply to vital questions voiced by an expanding number of faithful and, in so doing, stimulates thought and dialogue in turn". Gloria L. Schaab, Barry University"

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