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2019 | 13 | 2 | 5-26
Article title

Philosophical Personalistic Reflection on the Body as a Contribution to Theology

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Title variants
PL
Znaczenie filozoficzno-personalistycznej
Languages of publication
EN
Abstracts
EN
The article explores how Personalist Philosophy can be helpful for Theology by focusing on the concrete topic of the body. The renewed philosophical interest in the body is important for Christian Theology inasmuch as the latter is centered on the concreteness of the Incarnation. The article follows Gabriel Marcel’s approach as a guideline to review the understanding of the body proper to Personalism. In this approach, the body is seen as the person’s relational presence in the world and among others and as the openness of the person towards transcendence. The richness of this approach is explored in three important areas of dogmatic theology: Christology, Sacramentology, and the Theology of Creation. The article exemplifies the circularity between Philosophy and Theology in the concrete topic of the body.
Year
Volume
13
Issue
2
Pages
5-26
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Contributors
  • Pontificio Istituto Teologico Giovanni Paolo II Lateran University, Rome
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