Between Logos and Nothingness

Leahy, Brendan (2007) Between Logos and Nothingness. In: UNSPECIFIED LIT Verlag, Berlin, pp. 253-260.

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Piero Coda is one of Italy's most prolific theologians. As a leading and distinctive voice in theology, his contribution to the construction of a theology of religions and inter-religious dialogue has received positive appraisal. This short article attempts to show how Coda's work prompts reflection on Jesus Christ, the Word of God, as the eschatological "place" of encounter and recapitulation of all human beings, cultures and religions in a relational being-directed-towards-one-another (cf. Col 1:16). Ultimately, Coda sees his theology of religions located within a kerygma-kenosis polarity involving both a being/non-being, word/silence, fullness/nothingness, that is inherent in the human vocation itself as revealed in Christianity's relational-Trinitarian ontology of love.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: "Piero Coda"; "Inter-Religious Dialogue"; "Inter Faith Dialogue"; "Trinitarian Ontology"; "Brendan Leahy"; "John D'Arcy May"
Academic Unit: St Patrick's College, Maynooth > Faculty of Theology
Item ID: 846
Depositing User: Rev. Brendan Leahy
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2007
Journal or Publication Title: Ecumenics from the Rim
Publisher: LIT Verlag, Berlin
Refereed: No

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