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Description - The Assurance of Things Hoped For by Avery Dulles

Faith, since the earliest Christian theologians, has been regarded as the fundamental Christian virtue-the prerequisite for hope, charity, and good works. In this book, Avery Dulles examines the biblical foundations and history of theological reflection on faith, from the Greek and Latin fathers to such modern giants as Tillich, Rahner, and Lonergan. Further, Dulles presents his own systematic synthesis, reflecting on such topics as the nature and object of faith; the certitude of faith; the birth, growth, and loss of faith; and faith and salvation. The result is a refreshingly relevant theology of faith for our day.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195109733
ISBN-10: 0195109732
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 154mm x 17mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Avery Dulles

Avery Dulles, S.J. is Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University. Among his many books are The Catholicity of the Church (OUP, 1985), Models of Revelation (1983, rev. 1992), and The Craft of Theology (1992).

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