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Christianity in a Nutshell

Author: Leonardo Boff
Publisher: Maryknoll, New York : Orbis Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo Boff
ISBN: 9781626980303 1626980306
OCLC Number: 828892552
Description: viii, 122 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Christianity and mystery. All is mystery --
In the beginning is communion --
The originating source of all being --
The great silent explosion --
Birth of the sun that supports the earth --
The universe seen from within --
The human being, infinite project --
The advent of mystery --
The spiritualization of Mary by the Holy Spirit --
The incarnation of the Son in Jesus of Nazareth --
The personalization of the Father in Joseph of Nazareth --
God in all things, all things in God --
Christianity and the ages of the blessed Trinity. The era of the Spirit/Mary --
The era of the Son/Jesus --
The era of the Father/Joseph --
Christianity and Jesus. A root experience : the end is near --
A dream : the reign of God --
A practice : liberation --
A message : our Father and our bread --
An ethic : unlimited love and mercy --
A destiny : the execution of the liberator --
An anticipation : the resurrection scarcely begun --
Christianity and history. The distinction between reign of God and the church --
Christianity as movement and spiritual way --
Christianity encountering cultures --
Christianity and the churches --
Christianity at the mercy of sacred and political power --
Christianity subjected to the pathologies of power --
Christianity from the side of the people --
Christianity and its reductionisms --
The future of Christianity in the age of globalization --
Christianity and its civilizing contribution --
Conclusion: Et tunc erit finis (All is consummated).
Responsibility: Leonardo Boff ; translated from the Portuguese by Phillip Berryman.
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