A Sacramental-Prophetic Vision: Christian Spirituality in a Suffering World

A Sacramental-Prophetic Vision: Christian Spirituality in a Suffering World

By: Matthew T Eggemeier (author)Paperback

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The sacramental and prophetic traditions of Christian spirituality, suggests Matthew Eggemeier, possess critical resources for responding to the contemporary social crises of widespread ecological degradation and the innocent suffering of the crucified poor. In A Sacramental-Prophetic Vision, Eggemeier maintains that the vital key for cultivating these traditions in the present is to situate these spiritualities in the context of spiritual exercises or ascetical practices that enable Christians to live more deeply in the presence of God (coram Deo) and in turn to make this presence visible in a suffering world.

About Author

Matthew T. Eggemeier received his master's degree at Harvard Divinity School and his doctoral training at the University of Notre Dame. An assistant professor at the College of the Holy Cross, he regularly teaches courses on Latin American liberation theology, liberation theology, political theology, and contemporary Catholic spirituality.

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  • ISBN13: 9780814680674
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 196
  • ID: 9780814680674
  • weight: 286
  • ISBN10: 0814680674

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