Contents Notes on Contributors Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations 1 Introducing Edward Schillebeeckx: A Theologian for Our Time Stephan van Erp and Daniel Minch PART I SOURCES 2 The Thomistic Roots of Schillebeeckx's Theology Pim Valkenberg 3 Schillebeeckx's Metaphysics and Epistemology: The Influence of Dominicus De Petter Dries Bosschaert and Stephan van Erp 4 Schillebeeckx and Theological Ressourcement: Historical Notes on Schillebeeckx's Reception of Nouvelle Theologie Karim Schelkens and Jurgen Mettepenningen 5 Schillebeeckx on Dominican Spirituality Erik Borgman and Anton Milh 6 Schillebeeckx's Phenomenology of Experience and Resurrection Faith Anthony J. Godzieba PART II THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL AND ITS AFTERMATH 7 The World and History as Sacrament: Schillebeeckx on the Eve of the Second Vatican Council Joris Geldhof and Leo Kenis 8 "Sign and Precursor of God's Grace for All": Schillebeeckx's Ecclesiology During the Second Vatican Council Stephan van Erp 9 In Search of a Catholic Use of Hermeneutics: Schillebeeckx's Turn to Experience Daniel Minch 10 Interpretation and Interrelation of Tradition and Situation: Schillebeeckx's LaterTheological Hermeneutics Daniel Minch 11 At the Service of Faith as a Quest: Schillebeeckx During the Post-Conciliar Years Erik Borgman and Thijs Caspers 12 "A Conductor Who Is Playing the Violin Part": Schillebeeckx and Historical-Critical Exegesis Laura Tack 13 The Schillebeeckx Case: Three Acts and an Open Ending Leo Kenis and Lieven Boeve PART III THEOLOGICAL THEMES 14 Schillebeeckx on God Philip Kennedy 15 Schillebeeckx's Praxis of Creation Martin G. Poulsom 16 Schillebeeckx's Sacramental Theology of the Sacraments Joris Geldhof 17 Openness for God: Schillebeeckx's Early Theological Anthropology Mary Catherine Hilkert 18 The Story of Jesus and Human Flourishing: Schillebeeckx's Later Soteriological Anthropology Mary Catherine Hilkert 19 Christ and Grace Christiane Alpers 20 Resurrection of the Person Bernard P. Prusak 21 Mary, Model of Eschatological Faith Julia Feder 22 Encounters on the Periphery: Revealing the Reign of God Kathleen McManus 23 Magisterium and Authority Daniel Speed Thompson 24 Mutual Responsibility for the Gospel: Schillebeeckx's Later Theology of Ministry and Its Implications for Today Mary Ann Hinsdale PART IV THEOLOGY OF CULTURE 25 Christ and Culture Roger Haight 26 Schillebeeckx and the Path to a Liberation Theology Michael E. Lee 27 Religious Pluralism Edmund Kee-Fook Chia 28 Creation Faith and the Politics of Nature: Reading Schillebeeckx in an Ecological Age Elizabeth M. Pyne Index
Offers a comprehensive overview of the context, development, content and influence of the theology of Edward Schillebeeckx.
Stephan van Erp is Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at KU Leuven, Belgium. Daniel Minch is Assistant Professor in Dogmatic Theology at the Institute of Systematic Theology and Liturgical Studies, University of Graz, Austria.
This splendid volume of essays on the work of Edward Schillebeeckx,
as well as on the key theological challenges he engaged during his
lifetime, forms a solid platform for the next generation of
Schillebeeckx research. An important contribution to the current
theological scene. * Robert Schreiter, Professor of Theology,
Catholic Theological Union, USA *
This volume of essays brings together the best of international scholarship on one of the most influential Christian theologians of the twentieth century. Representing three generations of Schillebeeckx scholars, the comprehensive presentation offers fresh perspectives on many dimensions of his wide ranging theological corpus and demonstrates why he remains relevant to today's pressing issues. * Mary E. Hines, Professor of Theology, Emmanuel College, USA *
This book confirms the vitality of Edward Schillebeeckx's theological legacy. Seasoned experts and new pioneers offer major contributions on the genesis and evolution of his theology, exploring the spectrum of topics in his systematic theology, and wrestling with its implications for a theology of culture. * Bradford E. Hinze, Professor of Theology, Fordham University, USA *