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Theology of Transformation: Faith, Freedom, and the Christian Act

Oliver Davies


Significant advances in science bring new understandings of the human as a unity of mind, body and world and calls into question the deep-seated dualistic presuppositions of modern theology. The author argues that the changing framework allows a return to the defining question of the Easter Church: ‘Where is Jesus Christ?’. This is a question which can bring about a fundamental re-orientation of theology, since it gives space for the theological reception of the disruptive presence of the living Christ as the present material as well as formal object of theology in the world. At the centre of ... More

Keywords: Christology, dualistic, re-orientation of theology, St Paul, commissioning, exaltation, Theology of Transformation, presence of Christ, practical theology, systematic theology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199685950
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685950.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Oliver Davies, author
Professor of Christian Doctrine, King’s College London