Jesus Christ, Eternal God: Heavenly Flesh and the Metaphysics of Matter

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In this groundbreaking study, Stephen H. Webb offers a new theological understanding of the material and spiritual: that, far from being contradictory, they unite in the very stuff of the eternal Jesus Christ. Accepting matter as a perfection (or predicate) of the divine requires a rethinking of the immateriality of God, the doctrine of creation out of nothing, the Chalcedonian formula of the person of Christ, and the analogical nature of religious language. It also requires a careful reconsideration of Augustine's ...

Jesus Christ, Eternal God: Heavenly Flesh and the Metaphysics of Matter 2011, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199827954

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