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Zechariah 9-14 as the substructure of 1 Peter’s eschatological program
(University of St Andrews, 2011-03-23) - Thesis,
The principal aim of this study is to discern what has shaped the author of 1 Peter to regard Christian suffering as a necessary (1.6) and to-be-expected (4.12) component of faithful allegiance to Jesus Christ. Most research ...
Eschatology and personhood : Alexander Schmemann and Joseph Ratzinger in dialogue
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-23) - Thesis,
This thesis explores the extent to which eschatology shapes temporal existence. The interlocutors are Alexander Schmemann and Joseph Ratzinger. The first part of the thesis examines (1) Schmemann’s account of eschatology, ...
The dramatising of theology : humanity’s participation in God’s drama with particular reference to the theologies of Hans Urs von Balthasar and Karl Barth
(University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis,
The aim of this project is to investigate the proper response of theology to the Christian God who, as revealed through revelation, is Being-in-act. This project takes seriously the idea posited by Shakespeare, that totus ...
Our being is in becoming : the nature of human transformation in the theology of Karl Barth, Joseph Ratzinger, and John Zizioulas
(University of St Andrews, 2011-06-21) - Thesis,
This study offers an ecumenical exploration of human transformation through the examination of this topic in the thought of Karl Barth (1888-1968), a Swiss Reformed theologian; Joseph Ratzinger (b. 1927), a Roman Catholic ...
Persecution in Galatians : identity, destiny, and the use of Isaiah
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - Thesis,
This thesis contends that the theme of persecution plays a vital role in the argument of Paul’s letter to the Galatians. Particularly, this thesis argues that suffering for the cross is seen as a mark of identity and a ...
George MacDonald's Christian fiction: parables, imagination and dreams
(University of St Andrews, 2008-06-27) - Thesis,
The relationship between the Bible and literature is long-standing and has received increasing attention in recent years. This project investigates the interface between the Bible and literature by focusing on the genre ...