Colón-Emeric, Edgardo Antonio, 1968-

Wesley, Aquinas, and Christian perfection : an ecumenical dialogue / Wesley, Aquinas & Christian perfection Edgardo A. Colón-Emeric. - Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2009. - v, 293 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-287) and indexes.

Methodists and Catholics in dialogue -- Wesley on Christian perfection -- Wesley on the way to Christian perfection -- Aquinas on Christian perfection -- Aquinas on the way to Christian perfection -- Dialogue on the Beatitudes -- Dialogue on Christian perfection -- Prospects for Christian perfection -- Aquinas on women and the image of God.

Employing fresh readings, the author examines & underscores the centrality of the concept of perfection for the theologies of Thomas Aquinas & John Wesley, & finds them to be largely complimentary.

9781602582118 (hardback : alk. paper) 1602582114


GBA984860 bnb

015357627 Uk

Wesley, John, 1703-1791.
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa theologica.

Catholic Church--Relations--Methodist Church

Perfection--Religious aspects--Methodist Church--Comparative studies.
Methodist Church--Relations--Catholic Church
Perfection--Religious aspects--Catholic Church--Comparative studies.

BT766 / .C63 2009

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