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A Passion for God - Johann Baptist Metz

Paperback Published: 1st December 1997
ISBN: 9780809137558
Number Of Pages: 224

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Johann Baptist Metz, founder of political theology in Europe, is one of the most significant Catholic theologians working since the Second Vatican Council. In A Passion for God, J. Matthew Ashley edits and translates the most important of Metz's recent essays, which have been previously unavailable in English.

In Place of a Foreword: On the Biographical Itinerary of My Theologyp. 1
Introduction: Reading Metzp. 7
The New Political Theology: The Status Quaestionisp. 23
On the Way to a Postidealist Theologyp. 30
Theology as Theodicy?p. 54
Theology versus Polymythicism: A Short Apology for Biblical Monotheismp. 72
Do We Miss Karl Rahner?p. 92
Karl Rahner's Struggle for the Theological Dignity of Humankindp. 107
The Church After Auschwitzp. 121
Theology and the Universityp. 133
Monotheism and Democracy: Religion and Politics on Modernity's Groundp. 136
A Passion for God: Religious Orders Todayp. 150
Notesp. 175
Sourcesp. 205
Bibliographyp. 207
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ISBN: 9780809137558
ISBN-10: 0809137550
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st December 1997
Publisher: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.26