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"Christian Paradox by Secular Parables"

Curkpatrick, Stephen (2015) "Christian Paradox by Secular Parables". Suci Iman Akademis Dan Praktis: Jurnal Teologi, 4 (2). pp. 101-110. ISSN 2302-5336

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Abstract

Gospel parables exhibit a plasticity that is theologically adaptive to an extraordinary range of paradoxical foci and impetuses within Christian faith. The foci and impetuses that are here correlated with such plasticity are: the secular or common life contexts of gospel engagement by contrast to sacred demarcations of life; futurity of focus that is compellingly present and imperative; so, formation for situational decisions rather than acquired content for prescriptive ethics.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Parables, ethics, secular
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subjects: C - Systematic Theology
College/Association with University of Divinity: STC: Stirling Theological College
Depositing User: Mr Mark Carey
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2016 23:40
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2018 23:38
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2860

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