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Ascension And Ecclesia
Ascension And Ecclesia
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Ascension And Ecclesia

Douglas B. Farrow
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Ascension And Ecclesia

Douglas B. Farrow
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Recent theology offers few attempts to come to grips with the meaning and implications of the ascension of Jesus. Professor Farrow begins with a discussion of the biblical treatment of the ascension and Eucharistic celebration, from which emerges the unique ecclesial worldview. There are chapters on the treatment of these ideas by Irenaeus, Origen and Augustine, and on developments up to the Reformation. He explores the link between ideas of the ascension, cosmology and ecclesiology. Farrow goes on to examine the difficulties faced by the doctrine of ascension in the modern scientific world. In a final chapter he calls for an ecclesiology, which does not marginalise the human Jesus

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Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
Year
2004
ISBN
9780567252371
Topic
Theology & Religion
Subtopic
Theology
Edition
1

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