9780802828330

Divine Likeness : Toward a Trinitarian Anthropology of the Family

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802828330

  • ISBN10:

    0802828337

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-06-22
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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Summary

Marked by growing freedom and equality, today's families are also dogged by brokenness and loss of faith. And while the theology of marriage has developed remarkably under the impetus of the Second Vatican Council and Pope John Paul II, the theology of the family remains in its infancy, only beginning to meet the challenges of contemporary society. In "Divine Likeness" Marc Cardinal Ouellet points the way to a much-needed theology of the family grounded in the Trinity.Cardinal Ouellet understands family life to be a sacrament of Trinitarian communion, a crucial source for revealing and inspiring a new sense of God's presence in the faith community. His book will help theologians, pastors, and believers to develop fruitfully the legacy of Pope John Paul II, carrying forward the quest to let the Trinity and the family illuminate each other for the good of today's world.

Author Biography

Marc Cardinal Ouellet is Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada

Table of Contents

Preface ix
PART 1 Toward a Trinitarian Anthropology
I. Theology of the Family: An Ongoing Project
3(17)
II. The Family, Image of the Trinity
20(18)
III. The Covenant of the Trinity and the Family: The Domestic Church
38(19)
IV. The Trinitarian Mission of the Family at the Dawning of the Third Christian Millennium
57(22)
PART 2 Perspectives of Trinitarian Spirituality for Marriage and Family
V. The Holy Spirit: Seal of the Conjugal Covenant
79(23)
VI. Fathers and Mothers...as Your Heavenly Father
102(23)
VII. Christian Marriage, Sin, and Conversion
125(25)
VIII. The Sacrament of Marriage and the Nuptial Mystery of Christ
150(27)
IX. Christian Identity, Personal Ethics, and Family Ethics
177(29)
X. The Celebration of the Sacrament of Marriage in the Church's Mission
206(19)
APPENDIX: Toward a Theology of the "Gifts" of Marriage: Reflections on a Book by Alain Mattheeuws, S.J. 225(10)
Index 235

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