Heaven on Earth?: Theological Interpretation in Ecumenical Dialogue

Heaven on Earth?: Theological Interpretation in Ecumenical Dialogue

Editor(s): Hans Boersma, Matthew Levering

Published Online: 11 MAR 2013 09:09AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118551929

Online ISBN: 9781118553909

DOI: 10.1002/9781118553909

About this Book

This collection assembles essays by eleven leading Catholic and evangelical theologians in an ecumenical discussion of the benefits - and potential drawbacks - of today's burgeoning corpus of theological interpretation. The authors explore the critical relationship between the earthly world and its heavenly counterpart.

  • Ground-breaking volume of ecumenical debate featuring Catholic and evangelical theologians
  • Explores the core theological issue of how the material and spiritual worlds interrelate
  • Features a diversity of analytical approaches
  • Addresses an urgent need to distinguish the positive and problematic aspects of today's rapidly growing corpus of theological interpretation

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Reading the Fathers

  2. Part II: Reading Scripture

  3. Part III: Reading in Contemporary Context

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