The structure of Christian existence by John B. Cobb

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  • Christianity -- Essence, genius, nature

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Statementby John B. Cobb, Jr.
LC ClassificationsBT60 .C54 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
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Open LibraryOL4370261M
ISBN 100718813723
LC Control Number78541939

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"Spirit" refers both to the Spirit of God and to the spirit or soul of individual humans. It was the resurrected Jesus, in his several appearances, that ignited among his followers a sense of Cited by: So Christian existence is spiritual existence that expresses itself in love.

Spiritual existence is explained as a structure of radical self-transcendence, and its power for both good and evil is emphasized.

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