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Bonhoeffer : A Theology of Sociality :  A Theology of Sociality - Clifford Green

Bonhoeffer : A Theology of Sociality

A Theology of Sociality

Paperback Published: September 1999
ISBN: 9780802846327
Number Of Pages: 412

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The classic study of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's social thought, now expanded with never-before-published Bonhoeffer letters. Widely acclaimed as the best study of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's early social theology, Clifford Green's Bonhoeffer is here fully updated and expanded with new material not available anywhere else. Features of this new edition: A selection of important, newly discovered letters between Bonhoeffer and Paul Lehmann and between Lehmann and members of Bonhoeffer's family. An extensive chapter covering Bonhoeffer's Ethics. All citations updated to the new German and English editions of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works.

Abbreviationsp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Interpreting Bonhoeffer's Theologyp. 1
The Rationale for a Study of Bonhoeffer's Early Theologyp. 4
Problems in Bonhoeffer Interpretationp. 7
The Argument Aheadp. 13
Human Sociality and the New Humanity of Christ: Sanctorum Communiop. 19
Introduction to the Argument of Sanctorum Communiop. 21
Sociality as the Context of Ecclesiologyp. 21
Theology, Social Philosophy and Sociologyp. 25
Theological Concepts Articulated as a Theology of Socialityp. 28
'Person' as Relational and Corporatep. 29
Creation: The 'Primal State'p. 45
Sin: Adam and the 'Broken Community'p. 48
Revelation: Christ and the New Humanityp. 52
The Sociality of Christ and Humanityp. 63
Christian Anthropology and Social Ontology in Act and Beingp. 67
The Subject of Act and Being: Theological Anthropologyp. 68
Philosophical Anthropology and the Soteriological Problemp. 76
Christian Anthropology: A Social Ontologyp. 83
Revelation in Christp. 83
Humanity 'In Adam'p. 90
Humanity 'In Christ'p. 93
Bonhoeffer's Theological Situation, 1930-31p. 100
From the Phraseological to the Real: 1932p. 105
The Soteriological Problem: Human Powerp. 108
The Power of the Egop. 109
The Problem of Power in Societyp. 126
Power as a Soteriological Problemp. 135
1932: Bonhoeffer's Personal Commitmentp. 140
Obedience as Liberation. Discipleship and the Autobiographical Dimension of its Theologyp. 150
Sociality and Discipleshipp. 154
The Autobiographical Dimension of the Theologyp. 158
Theological and Personal Problems in Discipleshipp. 170
Personal Discipleship: Its Influence on Bonhoeffer's Theological Developmentp. 179
Bible and Churchp. 179
Christology and Anthropologyp. 181
Christ and Humanity in Bonhoeffer's Theology, 1932-33p. 185
Christ and Creationp. 186
The Christological Foundation of the Doctrine of Creationp. 187
Imago Dei as analogia relationis: The Freedom of the Creator and the Creatures in Socialityp. 190
The Freedom of Humanity as Geist and Naturp. 197
Sin and Sociality: Fallen Relationships 'in Adam'p. 200
Preservation Towards Christp. 203
Christ the Mediator: The 1933 Christologyp. 206
The Christological Questionp. 207
The Sociality of the Present Christp. 211
Christ the Mediatorp. 220
The Christology Lectures as the Culmination of Bonhoeffer's Early Theologyp. 234
Socialityp. 234
The Anthropological Pattern of Christologyp. 237
Soteriologyp. 240
The Prison Letters and the Theology of Socialityp. 247
The Theology of Religionless Christianityp. 248
Mundigkeit: The New Anthropological Questionp. 248
The Critique of 'Religion'p. 258
Religionless Christianityp. 269
Religionless Christianity and the Theology of Socialityp. 282
Bonhoeffer's Theology of Socialityp. 285
Bonhoeffer and the Lutheran Traditionp. 286
'Vivendo fit theologus'p. 291
Theology and Socialityp. 294
Bonhoeffer's Ethics-- a Codap. 301
Editions of Bonhoeffer's Ethicsp. 302
Christian ethics, coup d'etat, and tyrannicidep. 304
Ethics for everyday lifep. 321
Letters: Dietrich Bonnhoeffer, Paul Lehmann, and Others, 1932-1949p. 329
Select Bibliographyp. 365
Bibliographyp. 365
Primary Sourcesp. 365
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Worksp. 365
Other Editions and Translations of Bonhoeffer's Writingsp. 367
Secondary Literaturep. 368
Index of Namesp. 375
Index of Subjectsp. 379
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ISBN: 9780802846327
ISBN-10: 0802846327
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 412
Published: September 1999
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised