Divine Revelation and Human Practice: Responsive and Imaginative Inspiration

Divine Revelation and Human Practice: Responsive and Imaginative Inspiration

By: Tony Clark (author)Paperback

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In this creative contribution to the doctrine of revelation, Clark seeks to develop and articulate an understanding of God's self-disclosure located in the participation of the ecclesiastical community in the trinitarian life of God. Taking Karl Barth's doctrine of the Word of God as his point of departure, and expanding upon the work of Michael Polanyi, Clark demonstrates the integral involvement of human imagination in the revelatory event.

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About Author

Tony Clark is Assistant Professor of Ethics at Friends University and was previously Teaching Fellow at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

Contents

Acknowledgements; Bibliographic Note; Foreword by Trevor Hart; Introduction; An Exposition of Karl Barth's Doctrine of Revelation; Critical Engagement with Barth; Michael Polanyi's Theory of Knowledge; Excursus: Polanyi and Religion; Barth and Polanyi in Conversation; Revelation and Participation; Revelation and Imagination; Closing Remarks; Bibliography.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780227173138
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 244
  • ID: 9780227173138
  • weight: 360
  • ISBN10: 0227173139

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