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Christian Contradictions

Christian Contradictions
The Structures of Lutheran and Catholic Thought

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  • Date Published: March 2004
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521604352

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  • Catholic and Lutheran thought are differently structured, embodying divergent conceptions of self and God. Roman/Lutheran ecumenism, culminating in the 1999 "Joint Declaration," attempts to reconcile incompatible systems based on different philosophical presuppositions. Drawing on a wealth of material, the author considers these structural questions within a historical context. Kierkegaard is shown, in a complex model, to hold together strengths which historically have been exemplified by the two traditions. This is an important work in systematic theology which considers questions quite fundamental to Western religion. It should interest theologians of all backgrounds and church historians.

    • First book on Catholic/Lutheran interface subsequent to the 'Joint Declaration on Justification' in 1999
    • Interesting discussion of their attempted synthesis in the work of Soren Kierkegaard
    • A thorough historical and theological exploration of the incompatibility of Lutheranism and Catholicism
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "Hampson's feel for Lutheranism is impressive, as is her discussion of Catholicism and the difference between the two traditions. As such, this book would be an important read for those interested in those traditions and in the dialogue between them." Journal of American Academy of Religion

    "...[an] exceptionally readable volume...clear, convincing and challenging..." Pro Ecclesia

    "This book is a rich resource for students of Reformation theology and of contemporary Lutheran-Roman Catholic relations...[a] superb contribution..." Word & World

    "...[a] remarkably lucid book...vigorous and well worth one's time." Lutheran Quarterly

    "[T]his work should be required for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of what lies at the heart of Catholic-Lutheran relations and dialogue." CHOICE Nov 2001

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    • Date Published: March 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521604352
    • length: 336 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • contains: 3 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Note on the text
    Introduction
    1. Luther's revolution
    2. The Catholic alternative
    3. Catholic incomprehension
    4. Nygren's detractors
    5. Ecumenical encounter
    6. Dialogue with Bultmann
    7. Kierkegaard's odyssey
    Epilogue
    Bibliography
    Index of names
    Index of subjects.

  • Author

    Daphne Hampson, University of St Andrews, Scotland
    Daphne Hampson is Professor of Divinity at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

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