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Theosis in the theology of Thomas Torrance
Myk Habets

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Theosis in the theology of Thomas Torrance
Myk Habets.

Published 2009 by Ashgate Pub. Ltd. in Farnham, Surrey, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Approaching T.F. Torrance and the theme of theosis
Theosis as a theological motif - The semantics of theosis
Theosis in historical perspective
Creation and theological anthropology
Creation : God and the world
Cosmic consequences of theosis
Anthropology : God and humanity
The Imago Dei and the proleptic self
Body, soul, and spirit
Humanity as priests of creation
Incarnation : God became human
Incarnation and redemption
Retrospective and prospective aspects of Atonement
Ontological Atonement
The homoousion
Hypostatic union
Antiochene or Alexandrian christology?
Vicarious humanity
The mediation of Christ
Partaking of the divine nature
Reconciliation and Redemption
Union with Crist
Mirifica commutatio!
The blessings of union
Declaration and deification
Progress in theosis
Conclusion: Reforming theosis
Community and communion
The eternal spirit
The mutual mediation of Son and Spirit
The Spirit as agent of participation
The Spirit of truth
The Spirit, Communion, and adoption
The church as a Communion of theosis
Church as locus of theosis
Theosis and the Sacraments
Approaching God in worship
Conclusion: The danger of vertigo
The danger of vertigo.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

New critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies


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BT767.8 .H33 2009

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p. cm.

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