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Theosis in the theology of Thomas Torrance

Author: Myk Habets
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2009.
Series: Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
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Torrance's vision of Theosis (deification/divinization) is explored through his doctrine of creation and anthropology, his characterization of the incarnation, his accounts of reconciliation and union with Christ, and his theology of church and sacraments. Myk Habets study distinguishes Torrance's vision of theosis from other possible accounts of salvation as divinization, and situates it within Reformed Theology,  Read more...
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Habets, Myk.
Theosis in the theology of Thomas Torrance.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2009
(DLC) 2009004418
(OCoLC)302414613
Named Person: Thomas F Torrance; Thomas F Torrance; Thomas F Torrance
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Myk Habets
ISBN: 9780754694076 0754694070 0754667995 9780754667995
OCLC Number: 435374946
Description: 1 online resource (x, 212 pages).
Contents: Introduction : approaching T.F. Torrance and the theme of theosis --
Creation and theological anthropology --
Incarnation : God became human --
Partaking of the divine nature --
Community and communion --
Conclusion : the danger of vertigo.
Series Title: Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
Responsibility: Myk Habets.
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