Calvin's ladder : a spiritual theology of ascent and ascension / Julie Canlis.

By: Canlis, Julie, 1973-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2010Description: xii, 286 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9780802864499 (pbk. : alk. paper); 080286449X (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564 | Ascension of the soul | Spirituality -- Reformed Church | Reformed Church -- DoctrinesDDC classification: 230/.42 LOC classification: BX9418 | .C387 2010
Contents:
Ladders of ascent : a brief history -- Creation : the ground and grammar of ascent -- Christ : the ascending one -- The spirit : the eucharistic ascent -- The ascending vision of Irenaeus -- Reforming ascent : Irenaeus, Calvin, and Christian spirituality.
Summary: Calvin's Ladder traces the theme of participation in early Christian spirituality, then reveals how Calvin reworks it into the heart of his Protestant manifesto on theology. --from publisher description
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Revision of author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 2005 under title: The ascent of humanity in Calvin : anthropology, ascension, and participation : continuity with an Irenaean theme?

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-272) and indexes.

Ladders of ascent : a brief history -- Creation : the ground and grammar of ascent -- Christ : the ascending one -- The spirit : the eucharistic ascent -- The ascending vision of Irenaeus -- Reforming ascent : Irenaeus, Calvin, and Christian spirituality.

Calvin's Ladder traces the theme of participation in early Christian spirituality, then reveals how Calvin reworks it into the heart of his Protestant manifesto on theology. --from publisher description

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