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Gravity of sin : Augustine, Luther, and Barth on homo incurvatus in se

Author: Matt Jenson
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<Div>Matt Jenson argues that the image of being 'curved in on oneself' is the best paradigm for understanding sin relationally, that it has sufficient explanatory breadth and depth to be of service to contemporary Christian theology. He looks to Augustine as the Christian source for this image in his various references to humanity's turn to itself, though the threads of a relational account of sin are not  Read more...
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Jenson, Matt, 1976-
Gravity of sin.
London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2006
(DLC) 2007296820
(OCoLC)72148524
Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Aurelius Augustinus; Martin Luther; Karl Barth
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Jenson
ISBN: 9780567577887 0567577880 128320083X 9781283200837
OCLC Number: 741690826
Description: 1 online resource (x, 202 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Augustine's inward turn: an ambiguous beginning --
Luther's radical and religious incurvature --
(How) do women sin? : Daphne Hampson and the feminist critique of Luther --
Broadening the range of the metaphor : Barth's threefold description of sin --
Coda.
Responsibility: by Matt Jenson.

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Looks at the influential metaphor of describing sin as 'homo incurvatus in se' (humanity being curved in on oneself) from its origins in Augustine to Luther, Barth and the Feminist theology. This  Read more...
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