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Towards a Christology of Presence

Wayte, Simon Richard (2017) Towards a Christology of Presence. Doctor of Theology thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

This thesis developed a Christology organised around the concept of presence. It was argued that the personal presence of the risen Christ in the world had a relational character. This relational character enabled the use of an analogy from the science of holograms to highlight the way the person of the risen Christ could be wholly present in any appropriate part of the world. This thesis then described how Christ and the Holy Spirit together inaugurated a relational structure in the world. Christ’s identity was expressed in terms of this relational structure, and his saving mission in terms of anchoring right relationship in the world. This relational structure, together with the holographic analogy became a vehicle for understanding the indivisible nature of Christ’s continuing presence in the Church and her liturgy.

Item Type: Theses (Doctor of Theology)
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Christology, Hologram, Presence, Holographic, Relational, Person, Indivisible, Church, Christ, Holy Spirit
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
Subjects: C - Systematic Theology
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 03 May 2018 05:20
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2018 23:25
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3088

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