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Seeking Vision: Revelation in Contemporary Theology

Dungan, Lynette (2010) Seeking Vision: Revelation in Contemporary Theology. Master of Theology (major thesis) thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

This thesis explores revelation in the contemporary vistas of twentieth and twenty first century theology through the trope of seeking vision. Revelation is deemed to be unfolding within the dynamic interplay of both particular views and wider global, ecological and technological influences. The influence of postmodernity is also considered, inviting observation of the minority view, and the ‘other’ as pertinent vantage points.
This thesis uses metaphors of sight and blindness, light and glory as indicative of horizons and limits for revelation. The views of theologians and scholars like Avery Dulles, Mary C. Grey, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Vladimir Lossky, John M. Hull, Jean Luc Marion and Wesley Wildman, are explored to convey diversity in the ways revelation can be described.
The thesis concludes by inviting the reader to pay attention and to continue to seek vision as God is revealed now, and into the future.

Item Type: Theses (Master of Theology (major thesis))
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Revelation and post modernity, twentieth century, twenty first century, disability theology, vision, sight and blindness, technology, theology
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: D - Spirituality and Spiritual Direction
College/Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2010 23:18
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:40
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/493

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