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Events and Their Afterlife : The Dialectics of Christian Typology in the Bible and Dante - A.C. Charity

Events and Their Afterlife

The Dialectics of Christian Typology in the Bible and Dante

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Published: 3rd August 1987
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First published in 1966, Events and their Afterlife has had a lasting influence in its field. This book is concerned with Christian typology and its meanings and implications for our understanding of history, of the Bible, and of Dante's Divine Comedy.

Typology in the Old Testament
The field of existence: a. myth
history
God and history: the new and the steadfast
Man and history: applied typology
God and the future: a typology without application
Man and the future: an existential typology
Typology in the New Testament
The scope of the New Testament typology
Jesus-Israel (i): the way of Jesus
Jesus-Israel (ii): the 'suffering servant and 'son of man'
Jesus-Israel (iii): Matthew 1-4; 10 Jesus-Yahweh
Summaries: a. Christ and history
applied typology
Typology in the Divine Comedy
Introductory
Figural realism and the state of souls after death
Dante and the aesthetes: the typology of death
Prophecy and the typology of redemption
Conclusion
Bibliography
Indices
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ISBN: 9780521349239
ISBN-10: 0521349230
Series: Cambridge Paperback Library
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 306
Published: 3rd August 1987
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.39