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Author Bednar, Gerald J., 1946-

Title Faith as imagination : the contribution of William F. Lynch, S.J. / Gerald J. Bednar.

Publication Info. Kansas City, Mo. : Sheed & Ward, 1996.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  230.2092 B412F    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 189 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction. The career of William F. Lynch, S.J. ; Discovering the contribution of William F. Lynch -- Faith and imagination : the issues. The general context ; The scholastic reaction ; The modernist challenge ; The scholastic reaction to modernism ; The issues of faith -- Lynch's theology of interpenetration : the analogical imagination. Foundational aspects of Lynch's method ; Lynch's method ; The compass and the quadrant are one -- Faith as the ironic christic imagination. The structure of faith ; Faith as salvation ; Faith and reason ; Faith and time ; Faith's grammar of ascent -- Conclusion : exploring a paradigm shift. Paradigms in theology ; A paradigm bridge ; The paradigm shifts ; The contributions of William Lynch ; A theological pitch pipe.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-185) and index.
Subject Lynch, William F., 1908-1987.
Faith -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.
Imagination -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.
ISBN 1556129076 alkaline paper
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