The Theology of Louis-Marie Chauvet: Overcoming Onto-Theology with the Sacramental Tradition

1st Edition

Glenn P Ambrose

Published October 17, 2016
Reference - 216 Pages
ISBN 9781138251601 - CAT# Y313093

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The Theology of Louis-Marie Chauvet provides a much needed accessible introduction to the philosophical and theological foundations of Chauvet's sacramental theology. Particular attention is given to his appropriation of Heidegger and use of the Social Sciences to elucidate the nature of the symbolic exchange that lies at the heart of the sacramental tradition. This book highlights the prophetic, deconstructive and even iconoclastic message for contemporary society and the church implicit in the Eucharistic liturgy. Common conceptions of God's presence and sacrifice are critically analyzed and the connection between sacramental worship and ethics is emphasized.


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