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Christ, Our Mother of Mercy : Divine Mercy and Compassion in the Theology of the Shewings of Julian of Norwich :  Divine Mercy and Compassion in the Theology of the Shewings of Julian of Norwich - Margaret Ann Palliser

Christ, Our Mother of Mercy : Divine Mercy and Compassion in the Theology of the Shewings of Julian of Norwich

Divine Mercy and Compassion in the Theology of the Shewings of Julian of Norwich

Hardcover Published: 1992
ISBN: 9783110135589
Number Of Pages: 275
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Introductionp. 1
Julian and Her Shewingsp. 2
Who was Julian of Norwich?p. 2
Julian's visionsp. 6
Julian as mystic, theologian, and communicatorp. 8
'Take everything together'p. 14
The manuscriptsp. 17
Purpose and Scope of This Studyp. 20
Methodologyp. 20
Outline of this studyp. 21
Divine Mercy: God Saves Us in Christp. 23
Divine Mercy and Julian's Christocentric Theology of Salvationp. 25
The mercy of God: the ground of mercy is the Trinityp. 25
Julian's trinitarian theologyp. 27
A trinitarian appropriation of salvationp. 30
Salvation: We Are Oned to God in Christ by Virtue of the Incarnationp. 33
Mercy and forgiveness: salvation from divine wrath?p. 33
The parable of the lord and the servantp. 37
Christ's incarnation, the event of our salvation: our oneing in Christp. 41
Our two makings: our substance and sensuality mirror Christp. 46
The Working of Mercy and Grace: God 'Keeps' Us in Christp. 57
Two Perspectives: Time and Eternityp. 58
Human language and timelessnessp. 58
Salvation and timep. 61
Mercy, Grace, and 'Keeping'p. 68
Mercy works our 'keeping'p. 68
Grace: the extension of mercy in timep. 72
The Mystery of Sinp. 91
The light of mercy and gracep. 91
Julian's metaphysics of sinp. 95
God's mercy, God's justicep. 97
Sin is 'behovely'p. 102
Christ, Our Mother of Mercyp. 107
Christ's Motherhood of Mercyp. 110
Christ, our mother in kind and in gracep. 111
Christ's motherhood of workingp. 115
The Passion: Christ Brings Us to Birthp. 123
Christ's passion as the ground of all the shewingsp. 124
'By virtue of Christ's passion'p. 126
Three 'beholdings' of Christ's motherhood of mercyp. 131
To choose Christ's passion as our joy, our heavenp. 140
Christ Our Mother Comforts Us: Divine Revelation as Mercyp. 143
Our need for divine revelationp. 143
Revelation and divine mercy: Christ, our remedy for the blindness of sinp. 150
The Compassion of God in Christ: The Face of Divine Mercyp. 165
Divine Compassion: the Chere of God's Merciful Lovep. 167
The lord's double chere: the mystery of suffering and sinp. 167
The 'homeliness' of God's love and its basis in Christp. 172
The Compassion of Christ: the Triple Chere of Christp. 175
Christ's passionp. 176
Christ's compassionp. 180
Christ's blessydfulle cherep. 189
Human Compassion: the Compassion of Christ in Usp. 192
The wound of compassionp. 192
Human compassion: fruit of our oneing in Christp. 198
Excursus: Scripture, Compassion, and Julian's Theologyp. 211
Conclusionsp. 219
Divine Mercy and a Spirituality of Keepingp. 220
Julian's christological understanding of divine mercyp. 220
'Keeping': our existential experience of divine mercyp. 222
'Keeping' as protection from sinp. 226
Jesus Christ: the Compassion of God and Our Compassionp. 229
The compassion of God for us in Christ: divine compassion is grounded in Christ's incarnationp. 229
The compassion of God in Christ for us: divine compassion is proper to Christp. 230
The passion of Christ is divine compassion incarnatedp. 231
Divine compassion is occasioned by the human misery caused by sinp. 231
Divine compassion continues in usp. 232
Our compassion is Christ's working in usp. 233
Human compassion implies a hatred of sinp. 233
Divine revelation flows from divine compassionp. 234
Consequences for Spiritual Theologyp. 236
The spiritual life: growth in compassionp. 236
The hallmarks of compassion in the life of the christianp. 237
Concluding remarksp. 240
Bibliographyp. 243
Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9783110135589
ISBN-10: 3110135582
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 275
Published: 1992
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.52