God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay 'On The Trinity'

God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay 'On The Trinity' by Sarah Coakley 0521558263 9780521558266
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God, Sexuality and the Self is a new venture in systematic theology. Sarah Coakley invites the reader to re-conceive the relation of sexual desire and the desire for God and - through the lens of prayer practice - to chart the intrinsic connection of this relation to a theology of the Trinity. The goal is to integrate the demanding ascetical undertaking of prayer with the recovery of lost and neglected materials from the tradition and thus to reanimate doctrinal reflection both imaginatively and spiritually. What emerges is a vision of human longing for the triune God which is both edgy and compelling: Coakleys thologie totale questions standard shibboleths on sexuality and gender and thereby suggests a way beyond current destructive impasses in the churches. The book is clearly and accessibly written and will be of great interest to all scholars and students of theology.      

Author: Sarah Coakley

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 388

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 2013-09-30


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