Love disconsoled : meditations on Christian charity (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Love disconsoled : meditations on Christian charity

Author: Timothy P Jackson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge studies in religion and critical thought, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Few concepts are more central to ethics than love, but none is more subject to false consolation. This book explores several theological, philosophical, and literary accounts of love, focusing on how it relates to matters such as self-interest and self-sacrifice, and invulnerability and immortality. Timothy Jackson first considers key aspects of what the Bible says about love, then he further examines the meaning  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy P Jackson
ISBN: 0521554934 9780521554930
OCLC Number: 40698479
Description: xiii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Biblical keys to love --
2. Back to the garden or into the night --
3. The five loves --
4. Love, abomination, and liberation --
5. The disconsolation of love --
6. Is Isaac our neighbor? --
7. Love on the cross.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in religion and critical thought, 7.
Responsibility: Timothy P. Jackson.
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Few concepts are more central to ethics than love, but none is more subject to varying interpretation. This 1999 book explores several theological, philosophical and literary accounts of love.  Read more...

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