Immense Unfathomed Unconfined : The Grace of God in Creation, Church and Community: Essays in Honour of Norman Young

Immense Unfathomed Unconfined : The Grace of God in Creation, Church and Community: Essays in Honour of Norman Young

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The essays in this volume offer a range of perspectives on the theme of grace. Drawing on the best of contemporary biblical, historical and theological scholarship, the contributors consider the role played by the theme of grace in the Christian tradition, its importance and some implications for today. A number of essays pay special attention to the significance of the theme of grace within Methodism. As a whole, the volume testifies to the diverse ways in which divine grace enables and shapes patterns of graceful living in the world. Topics covered include Pauline perspectives on grace the theme of grace in Wesleyan hymnody grace in the theology of Barth, Rahner and de Lubac the relationship between Christian understandings of grace, universalism and other religious traditions the implications of grace for understanding creation care, ministry practice, spirituality and work. Together, the essays honour the life and ministry of Emeritus Professor Norman Young, whose own theological work has been devoted to exploring the 'mystery... which we discern as the way of grace' and who offers an account of his own theological journey within the volume's concluding personal reflections. Sean Winter is an Associate Professor at MCD University of Divinity in Melbourne and teaches New Testament at the Uniting Church Theological College and United Faculty of Theology.


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Author(s)
Sean Winter
Format
Paperback | 378 pages
Dimensions
152.4 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
Publication date
09 Aug 2013
Publisher
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication City/Country
United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations
ISBN10
1625643136
ISBN13
9781625643131
Bestsellers rank
2,120,261