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Letter and Spirit, vol. 4: Temple and Contemplation: God's Presence in the Cosmos, Church, and Human Heart
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Letter and Spirit, vol. 4: Temple and Contemplation: God's Presence in the Cosmos, Church, and Human Heart

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St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology 2008

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Overview

Letter and Spirit is a journal of Catholic biblical theology that seeks to foster a deeper conversation on Sacred Scripture. It aims to address many questions surrounding the Bible, including

  • What is it?
  • Where does it come from?
  • How should you read it?
  • What claim should it make in your life, on the teaching and practice of the Church, or the world you live in?

Letter and Spirit, vol. 4: Temple and Contemplation: God’s Presence in the Cosmos, Church, and Human Heart combines the historical and literary contexts of Scripture with its contemporary ecclesial and liturgical significance. It includes numerous articles, and notes relating to Bible study and interpretation, as well as book reviews. Whether you’re a student, pastor, or priest, you will appreciate the insights this journal provides on the various topics surrounding Scripture.

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Key Features

  • Contains insight into how the Church is the promise of the temple realized
  • Explores the richness of the Temple theology
  • Illustrates the important role the Temple played on Israel’s faith and devotional life

Contents

  • Articles
    • “To See Where God Dwells: The Tabernacle, the Temple, and the Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition,” by Gary A. Anderson
    • “Jesus, the New Temple, and the New Priesthood,” by Brant Pitre
    • “The Rejected Stone and the Living Stones: Psalm 118:22–23 in New Testament Christology and Ecclesiology,” by Michael Giesler
    • “Temple, Sign, and Sacrament: Towards a New Perspective on the Gospel of John,” by Scott W. Hahn
    • “Temple, Holiness, and the Liturgy of Life in Corinthians,” by Raymond Corriveau
    • “The Indwelling of Divine Love: The Revelation of God’s Abiding Presence in the Human Heart,” by Thomas Dubay
  • Notes
    • “Living Stones in the House of God: The Temple and the Renewal of Church Architecture,” by Denis R. McNamara
    • “‘The Mystery of His Will’: Contemplating the Divine Plan in Ephesians,” by William A. Bales
    • “‘You Are Gods, Sons of the Most High’: Deification and Divine Filiation in St. Cyril of Alexandria and the Early Fathers,” by Daniel A. Keating
    • “Scripture, Doctrine, and Proclamation: The Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Renewal of Homiletics,” by John C. Cavadini
  • Tradition and Traditions
    • “The Sign of the Temple: A Meditation,” by Jean Cardinal Daniélou
    • “Church, Kingdom, and the Eschatological Temple,” by Yves M. J. Cardinal Congar
  • Reviews and Notices

Product Details

  • Title: Letter and Spirit, vol. 4: Temple and Contemplation: God’s Presence in the Cosmos, Church, and Human Heart
  • Editor: Scott W. Hahn
  • Publisher: St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 336

About Scott W. Hahn

Scott W. Hahn is the founder and director of the Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology. Additionally, he has served as the professor of theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville since 1990. Hahn is a popular speaker who has delivered hundreds of talks on Scripture and the Catholic faith, and he is bestselling author of several books.