Abraham Heschel and the Phenomenon of Piety
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Abraham Heschel and the Phenomenon of Piety

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ISBN-13:
9780567651068
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
24.10.2013
Seiten:
0
Autor:
Joseph Harp Britton
Gewicht:
649 g
Format:
241x165x32 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The Nature of Piety 1 Introduction: Piety as a point of departure 2 The Concept of Piety The Intellectual Foundations of Heschel's Theology 3 The Contours and Influence of Heschel's Theology 4 Beyond Rationalism to Understanding 5 Polarity as a Fundamental Attribute of Piety Heschel's Studies of Piety 6 A Phenomenology of Piety: The Orientation of the Individual to the Transcendent 7 Piety as a Mode of Understanding 8 Piety as an Ethical Concept 9 Piety as a response to the "Other" The Pertinence of Piety in Theological Reflection 10 Engaging Contemporary Issues in Theology Conclusion: Indications of Piety for a Relational Theology Bibliography Index
Piety is often regarded with a pejorative bias, yet historically the concept of piety has played an important role in Christian theology and practice. For Abraham Heschel, piety describes the contours of a life compatible with God's presence.