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Author Quash, Ben.
Title Theology and the drama of history / Ben Quash.
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Author Quash, Ben.
Series Cambridge studies in Christian doctrine ; 13.
Cambridge studies in Christian doctrine ; 13.
Subject Balthasar, Hans Urs von, 1905-1988. Theodramatik.
History -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Religion and drama.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary How can theology think and talk about history? This book engages in dialogue both with theologians and philosophers like von Balthasar, Hegel and Barth, and with poets and dramatists including Aeschylus, Shakespeare and Gerard Manley Hopkins to develop radical new ways of articulating the mystery of divine and human freedom.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Dramatizing theology; 2 Freedom and indifference The cast, the stage and the action, part i; 3 Epic history and the question of tragedy The cast, the stage and the action, part ii; 4 Eschatology and the existential register The cast, the stage and the action, part iii; 5 Analogy's unaccountable scaffolding; 6 Theodramatics, history and the Holy Spirit; Postscript; Select bibliography; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780511487811 (electronic bk.)
0511487819 (electronic bk.)
0511127987 (electronic bk.)
9780511127984 (electronic bk.)
0521844347 (Cloth)
OCLC # 252515169
Additional Format Print version: Quash, Ben. Theology and the drama of history. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005 (DLC) 2005045561.

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