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The Resource In the beginning-- : a Catholic understanding of the story of Creation and the fall, Joseph Ratzinger ; translated by Boniface Ramsey

In the beginning-- : a Catholic understanding of the story of Creation and the fall, Joseph Ratzinger ; translated by Boniface Ramsey

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In the beginning-- : a Catholic understanding of the story of Creation and the fall
Title
In the beginning--
Title remainder
a Catholic understanding of the story of Creation and the fall
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Ratzinger ; translated by Boniface Ramsey
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
In four superb homilies and a concluding essay, Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, provides a clear and inspiring exploration of the Genesis creation narratives. While the stories of the creation of the world and of the fall of humankind have often given rise to conflict - fundamentalists twist the Bible into science and history while rationalists approach this issue by "divorcing God from creation" - Ratzinger presents the Catholic middle ground between extremist positions in explaining the vitality of these early Old Testament writings
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1927-
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Benedict
Dewey number
231.7/65
Index
no index present
LC call number
BS651
LC item number
.R34513 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Ressourcement
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Creation
  • Fall of man
  • Sermons, English
  • Creation
  • Fall of man
  • Sermons, English
Label
In the beginning-- : a Catholic understanding of the story of Creation and the fall, Joseph Ratzinger ; translated by Boniface Ramsey
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1 God the creator -- The difference between form and content in the creation narrative -- The unity of the Bible as a criterion for its interpretation -- Christology as a criterion -- pt. 2 The meaning of the biblical creation accounts -- The reasonableness of faith in creation -- The enduring significance of the symbolic elements in the text -- Creation and worship -- The sabbath structure -- Creation -- Exploiting the earth? -- pt. 3 The creation of the human being -- The human being -- taken from the earth -- Image of God -- Creation and evolution -- pt. 4 Sin and salvation -- On the subject of sin -- Limitations and freedom of the human being -- Original sin -- The response of the New Testament -- Appendix: The suppression of faith in creation in modern thought -- The consequences of creation in present-day thought -- Three forms of concealment -- Faith in creation as a basic -- Decision about human beings
Control code
ocm33008082
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 100 pages
Isbn
9780802841063
Lccn
95036683
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
In the beginning-- : a Catholic understanding of the story of Creation and the fall, Joseph Ratzinger ; translated by Boniface Ramsey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1 God the creator -- The difference between form and content in the creation narrative -- The unity of the Bible as a criterion for its interpretation -- Christology as a criterion -- pt. 2 The meaning of the biblical creation accounts -- The reasonableness of faith in creation -- The enduring significance of the symbolic elements in the text -- Creation and worship -- The sabbath structure -- Creation -- Exploiting the earth? -- pt. 3 The creation of the human being -- The human being -- taken from the earth -- Image of God -- Creation and evolution -- pt. 4 Sin and salvation -- On the subject of sin -- Limitations and freedom of the human being -- Original sin -- The response of the New Testament -- Appendix: The suppression of faith in creation in modern thought -- The consequences of creation in present-day thought -- Three forms of concealment -- Faith in creation as a basic -- Decision about human beings
Control code
ocm33008082
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 100 pages
Isbn
9780802841063
Lccn
95036683
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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