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Creatures of Possibility: The Theological Basis of Human Freedom

Hardback|Nov 2016
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:A Prominent Theologian Explores What It Means to Be Human Preeminent scholar and theologian Ingolf Dalferth offers mature reflections on what it means to be human, a topic at the forefront of contemporary Christian thought. Dalferth argues that...


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:A Prominent Theologian Explores What It Means to Be Human

Preeminent scholar and theologian Ingolf Dalferth offers mature reflections on what it means to be human, a topic at the forefront of contemporary Christian thought. Dalferth argues that humans should be defined not as deficient beings--who must compensate for the weaknesses of their biological nature by means of technology, morals, media, religion, and culture--but as creatures of possibility. He understands human beings by reference to their capacity to live a truly humane life. Dalferth explores the sheer gratuitousness of God's agency in justifying and sanctifying the human person, defining humans not by what we do or achieve but by God's creative and saving action. In the gospel, we are set free to interact with the world and creation.

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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 448776
  • Product Code 9780801098109
  • ISBN 0801098106
  • EAN 9780801098109
  • Pages 240
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Nov 2016
  • Sales Rank 59739
  • Dimensions 222 x 146 x 25mm
  • Weight 0.401kg
  • :<b>contents<br></b>preface To The 2016 English Edition<br>preface To The 2011 German Edition<br>1. From Deficient Being To Beings Of Possibility: <i>an Introduction</i><br>2. Of Humanity And God:<i> The Perspective Of Reason And The Far-sighted Perspective Of Faith</i><br>3. Mere Passive: <i>the Passivity Of Gift In Luther's Theology</i><br>4. All For Nothing: <i>on The Art Of Giving And The Limitations Of Gift</i><br>5. Self-offering: <i>from The Act Of Violence To The Passion Of Love</i><br>6. Becoming Human: <i>compensation For A Deficiency Or Excess Of Love?</i><br>7. Creative Passivity: <i>the Self-belittlement Of Human Beings</i><br>indexes

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