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Description - Rewritten Theology by Mark Jordan

Responding to the recent upsurge of interest in Thomas Aquinas, this book goes straight to the heart of the contemporary debates about Thomism. It focuses on the concept of authority, both in terms of Aquinas' own attitude to authority, and how the Church authorities have used Aquinas' texts. It engages with appropriations of Aquinas' work by a range of theologians, from liberal Catholics to the creators of radical orthodoxy. It argues for future readings of Aquinas which are substantially different from those which have gone before.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405112215
ISBN-10: 1405112212
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x 13mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mark Jordan

Mark D. Jordan is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor in the Department of Religion at Emory University. He is the author of Ordering Wisdom: The Hierarchy of Philosophical Discourse in Aquinas (1986), The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology (1997), The Silence of Sodom: Homosexuality in Modern Catholicism (2000) and The Ethics of Sex (Blackwell, 2001).

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