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Bonhoeffer's Eschatology in a World 'Come of Age'

Lindsay, Mark R. (2011) Bonhoeffer's Eschatology in a World 'Come of Age'. Theology Today. ISSN 0040-5736 (In Press)

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    Abstract

    In this article, the author explores the eschatological development in Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s theology, from his earliest lectures in 1932, to his final fragmentary writings
    in the Tegel prison cell. It will be shown that Bonhoeffer’s eschatological interpretation
    of the Book of Genesis (Scho¨pfung und Fall) returns in his later work as an interpretive key to understanding his concept of ‘religionless Christianity’. Finally, the
    article attempts to show how a similarly eschatological commitment may assist the contemporary Church to witness to Christ in a ‘world come of age', and what such a witness may look like.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Proofs
    Keywords (separated by commas): Eschatology, witness, ‘religionless Christianity', Christology, ultimate, penultimate
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
    Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): C - Systematic Theology
    Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
    Depositing User: Repository Manager
    Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2011 09:07
    Last Modified: 25 Jul 2011 09:07
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/875

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