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Analogical Possibilities: How Words Refer to God
Philip A. Rolnick analyzes, clarifies, and evaluates what has long been recognized as an important but intimidating area of theology: analogy. In assessing the work of W. Norris Clarke, S.J., David Burrell, C.S.C., and Eberhard Jungel, Rolnick offers a synthesis of Catholic and Protestant perspectives on analogy and anthropology. His examination of the philosophical and th ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published January 1st 1993 by Oxford University Press, USA
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An incredibly helpful overview and comparison of the work of W. Norris Clarke, David Burrell, and Eberhard Jüngel on the issue of analogy in theology. It definitely reads like a PhD Dissertation as there are pages upon pages of exposition and then brief critical points, and then a final concluding chapter, but nevertheless, this is a solid work. (And I tend to agree with all of Rolnick's points contra Jüngel, as other commentators have recently made similar observations regarding his bizarre rea ...more