Children of God: The Child as Source of Theological by Edmund Newey

By Edmund Newey

Children of God uncovers the numerous, yet principally omitted, position of the kid as a prototype of human flourishing within the paintings of 4 authors spanning the fashionable interval. laying off new mild at the position of the kid determine in modernity, and in theological responses to it, the e-book makes an enormous contribution to the disciplines of old theology, theology and literature and ecumenical theology.

Through a cautious exploration of the continuities and variations within the paintings of Thomas Traherne, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Schleiermacher and Charles Péguy, it lines the ways that their detailed responses to human early life based the wider development in their theology, displaying how they reached past the confines of educational theology and exercised an enduring impression on their literary and cultural context.

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