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Wesley, Aquinas, and Christian perfection : an ecumenical dialogue / Edgardo A. Colón-Emeric.

By: Colón-Emeric, Edgardo Antonio, 1968-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2009Description: v, 293 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781602582118 (hardback : alk. paper); 1602582114.Other title: Wesley, Aquinas & Christian perfection [Spine title].Subject(s): Wesley, John, 1703-1791 | Perfection -- Religious aspects -- Methodist Church -- Comparative studies | Methodist Church -- Relations -- Catholic Church | Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa theologica | Perfection -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- Comparative studies | Catholic Church -- Relations -- Methodist ChurchAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Wesley, Aquinas, and Christian perfection.
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
List(s) this item appears in: Methodist Studies
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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.

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