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.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-185) and index.