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Exclusion and Embrace:  A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness and Reconcilliation

Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness and Reconcilliation

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by Miroslav Volf

Language: English

SKU: 2432045

     
 

Publisher:Abingdon Press

ISBN-13: 9780687025558


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Description of Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness and Reconcilliation by Miroslav Volf

Life at the end of the twentieth century presents us with a disturbing reality. Otherness, the simple fact of being different in some way, has come to be defined as in and of itself evil. Miroslav Volf contends that if the healing word of the gospel is to be heard today, Christian theology must find ways of speaking that address the hatred of the other. Reaching back to the New Testament metaphor of salvation as reconciliation, Volf proposes the idea of embrace as a theological response to the problem of exclusion. Increasingly we see that exclusion has become the primary sin, skewing our perceptions of reality and causing us to react out of fear and anger to all those who are not within our (ever-narrowing) circle. In light of this, Christians must learn that salvation comes, not only as we are reconciled to God, and not only as we "learn to live with one another", but as we take the dangerous and costly step of opening ourselves to the other, of enfolding him or her in the same embrace with which we have been enfolded by God.
Product: Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness and Reconcilliation
Author: Miroslav Volf
Binding Type: Encrypted PDF
Media Type: eBook
Number of Pages: 333
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: October 2002
Street Date: 10/15/2002
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