Gandolfo constructs a theological anthropology that begins with the condition of human vulnerability as a site to answer why human beings experience and inflict terrible suffering. This volume argues that vulnerability is a dimension of human existence that causes us great anxiety, which forms the basis for violence but also affords the possibility of human openness to the redemptive work of divine love. Poised paradoxically between tragic and redemptive vulnerability, human beings need existential resources and empowering practices to cope with and manage our vulnerability in more compassionate ways.
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|Size: ||2.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Fortress Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781451494204 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|