Majesty and Meekness: A Comparative Study of Contrast and Harmony in the Concept of God

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1994 - 453 sivua
 

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Jewish Experience of Gods Justice and Mercy
252
Differing Conceptions of Divine Unity
273
Hindu Goddesses and the Blessed Virgin Mary
275
Christian Understanding of the Divine Trinity
295
Muslim Witness to the One God
323
Transcending Dualities in Hindu and Christian Mysticism
347
The Persistence of Polarities
371
Polarity and Paradox in Recent Theology
373

Interlocking Polarities in the Divine Nature
143
Polarities Compared
155
Approaching Christian Theology through the Hymnbook
157
Avatar and Incarnation Two Conceptions of Divine Condescension
188
God Hidden and Revealed Martin Luthers Theology
213
Wrath and Mercy Majesty and Meekness The Theology and Vision of Jonathan and Sarah Edwards
231
Making Sense of Paradox
399
Questions to Theologians
410
Glossary
428
Index
443
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Sivu 183 - Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take : The clouds ye so much dread Are big with mercy, and shall break In blessings on your head.
Sivu 170 - Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, Save in the death of Christ, my God; All the vain things that charm me most, I sacrifice them to his blood.
Sivu 178 - Thrice holy Fount, thrice holy Fire, Our hearts with heavenly love inspire; Come, and Thy sacred unction bring To sanctify us while we sing.
Sivu 171 - And can it be, that I should gain An interest in the Saviour's blood? Died He for me, who caused His pain — For me, who Him to death pursued? Amazing love! how can it be That Thou, my God, shouldst die for me?
Sivu 184 - I trace the rainbow through the rain, And feel the promise is not vain That morn shall tearless be. 0 cross that liftest up my head, I dare not ask to fly from thee; I lay in dust life's glory dead, And from the ground there blossoms red Life that shall endless be.
Sivu 232 - The bow of God's wrath is bent, and the arrow made ready on the string, and justice bends the arrow at your heart, and strains the bow, and it is nothing but the mere pleasure of God, and that of an angry God, without any promise or obligation at all, that keeps the arrow one moment from being made drunk with your blood.
Sivu 179 - Chase from our minds the infernal foe, And peace, the fruit of love, bestow; And, lest our feet should step astray, Protect and guide us in the way; Make us eternal truths receive And practise all that we believe. Give us thyself, that we may see The Father and the Son by thee. Immortal honour, endless fame, Attend the...
Sivu 182 - Let there be light" 2 Thou, who didst come to bring, On thy redeeming wing, Healing and sight, Health to the sick in mind, Sight to the inly blind, Oh, now to all mankind
Sivu 169 - THOU hidden love of God, whose height, Whose depth unfathomed, no man knows, I see from far Thy beauteous light, Inly I sigh for Thy repose; My heart is pained, nor can it be At rest, till it finds rest in Thee.
Sivu 175 - All my trust on Thee is stayed; All my help from Thee I bring; Cover my defenceless head With the shadow of Thy wing.

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John B. Carman, former director of the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University, is professor emeritus of comparative religion at Harvard Divinity School. His previous works include The Theology of Ramanuja: An Essay in Interreligious Understanding.

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