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When the Son of Man didn't come : a constructive proposal on the delay of the Parousia

Author: Christopher M Hays
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 2016.
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The delay of the Parousia--the second coming of Christ--has vexed Christians since the final decades of the first century. This volume offers a critical, constructive, and interdisciplinary solution to that dilemma. The argument is grounded in Christian tradition while remaining fully engaged with the critical insights and methodological approaches of twenty-first-century scholars. The authors argue that the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hays, Christopher M.
When the son of man didn't come.
[Place of publication not identified] : Fortress, 2016
(OCoLC)933438384
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher M Hays
ISBN: 9781451469639 1451469632
OCLC Number: 950972653
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: Was Jesus wrong about the eschaton? / Christopher M. Hays --
Prophecy : a history of failure? / Christopher M. Hays --
Reconceiving prophecy : activation, not prognostication / C.A. Strine --
The delay of the parousia : a traditional and historical-critical reading of scripture: part 1 / Christopher M. Hays, Richard J. Ounsworth OP --
The delay of the parousia : a traditional and historical-critical reading of scripture: part 2 / Christopher M. Hays --
Negating the Fall and re-constituting creation : an apophatic account of the redemption of time and history in Christ / Julia S. Konstantinovsky --
Divine possibilities : the condescension of God and the restriction of divine freedom / Brandon Gallaher, Julia S. Konstantinovsky --
Divine action in Christ : the Christocentric and Trinitarian nature of human cooperation with God / Brandon Gallaher, Julia S. Konstantinovsky --
Liturgy : partial fulfillments and the sustaining of God's people / C.A. Strine, Richard J. Ounsworth OP, Brandon Gallaher --
Our method : reflections on our hermeneutical principles and collaborative practices / Christopher M. Hays, C.A. Strine --
Conclusion: A fourfold response to the delay of the parousia / Christopher M. Hays.
Responsibility: Christopher M. Hays in collaboration with Brandon Gallaher, Julia S. Konstantinovsky, Richard J. Ounsworth OP, and C.A. Strine.

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The delay of the Parousia-the anticipated return of Christ-is an issue that has troubled theology since the late writings of the New Testament. This volume, arising from the Oxford Postdoctoral  Read more...
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