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Published: 10 September 2010

224 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199589470

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The Christian Hope

Revised Edition

Brian Hebblethwaite

  • A new edition of a classic textbook on Christian eschatology that gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of this central theological theme
  • Clear chronological structure gives an easy to follow overview of changing emphases and challenges to central beliefs
  • Presents a strong defence of the Christian belief in the afterlife that engages with contemporary philosophical and scientific debate
  • New discussion Joseph Ratzinger's eschatology book (with reference also to his 2004 decision, as Pope Benedict XVI, to dispense with the notion of 'limbo')
  • Engagement with the recent work of Balthasar, Moltmann and Pannenberg
  • Changes to the discussion of secular eschatologies in response to the demise of the Soviet Union and the liberation of Eastern Europe
  • Revised treatment of the influence of Marxism on Liberation Theology
  • Updated and expanded Bibliography

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