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Three faces of God : traces of the Trinity in literature and life

By: Miller, David LeRoy
Material type: TextTextSeries: (David L. Miller trilogy)Philadelphia Fortress Press c1986Description: x, 164p.; ill.; bibliog. notes; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0800618955Subject(s): Trinity and trinities | Trinity in literatureLOC classification: BT109 .M515 1986
Contents:
Introduction - Theology as remembering contemplating, and loving. Part 1 - Remembering the trinity. 1 Images and fantasies hidden in religious traditions; theological formulae of the trinity. Interlude - Freud and Jung: the trinity in modern depth psychology. 2 Life-likeness and unlikeness: the trinity in everyday life. Part 2 - Contemplating in threes. 3 The tragic vision of the trinity: trinitarian contemplation in contemporary philosophy and letters. Interlude - Liminality, boundary, and the between: trinitarian contemplation in contemporary philosophy and letters. 4 Angel face and body: trinitarian contemplation in neoplatonic, gnostc and alchemical theologies. Part 3 Loving by triangulation. 5 Tigers and ghosts: the trinity in modern secular literature. Interlude - Pintereque love: triangles in post-modern drama. 6 The body of God: God who is a trinity is love which is triangular
Abstract: 'This work on the Trinity is not a work in the field of Christian theology only, since trinitarian formulae appear not only in the Christian tradition but in many, if not all, of the world's religious traditions. Nor is this a work in the field of religions only, since there is something ineluctaly trinitarian about human experience in general...." (Chapter 1)
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Introduction - Theology as remembering contemplating, and loving. Part 1 - Remembering the trinity. 1 Images and fantasies hidden in religious traditions; theological formulae of the trinity. Interlude - Freud and Jung: the trinity in modern depth psychology. 2 Life-likeness and unlikeness: the trinity in everyday life. Part 2 - Contemplating in threes. 3 The tragic vision of the trinity: trinitarian contemplation in contemporary philosophy and letters. Interlude - Liminality, boundary, and the between: trinitarian contemplation in contemporary philosophy and letters. 4 Angel face and body: trinitarian contemplation in neoplatonic, gnostc and alchemical theologies. Part 3 Loving by triangulation. 5 Tigers and ghosts: the trinity in modern secular literature. Interlude - Pintereque love: triangles in post-modern drama. 6 The body of God: God who is a trinity is love which is triangular

'This work on the Trinity is not a work in the field of Christian theology only, since trinitarian formulae appear not only in the Christian tradition but in many, if not all, of the world's religious traditions. Nor is this a work in the field of religions only, since there is something ineluctaly trinitarian about human experience in general...." (Chapter 1)

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