Analogical Imagination
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Analogical Imagination

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An essential addition to any serious theological library. David Tracy introduces his influential concept of the "classic," as well as his idea of the difference between analogical and other ways of viewing the life of faith. He looks at the culture of pluralism, examining the main differences in the world'stheological doctrines.
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Paperback, 464 pages
Published December 25th 1998 by Herder & Herder (first published 1981)
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Johnny
As one might expect from the title, The Analogical Imagination: Christian Theology and the Culture of Pluralism, this work by former University of Chicago theologian, David Tracy, is concerned with communicating Christian symbols in a public (and hence, pluralistic) forum by using the tool of analogy. Some theologians don’t like analogical thinking because they recognize where analogy falls short. Tracy indicates that analogy is, in actuality, a correction for narrowness and shallowness in Chris...more
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