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Robert Jenson's ecumenical vision based on his Trinitarian thought

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dc.contributor.author Verhoef, Anné Hendrik
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-14T08:31:38Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-14T08:31:38Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Verhoef, A.H. 2011. Robert Jenson's ecumenical vision based on his Trinitarian thought. NGTT Nederduitse Gereformeerde teologiese tydskrif, 52(1&2):238-246. [http://ngtt.journals.ac.za/pub] en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2226-2385 (Onlilne)
dc.identifier.issn 0028-2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/7759
dc.description.abstract The American Lutheran theologian, Robert Jenson, is well known as an ecumenical theologian. He is also well known as a significant and prolific writer of Trinitarian theology during the last forty years. These two themes, Ecumenism and Trinity, are very closely interconnected in Jenson’s life and work. We can say that his Trinitarian theology has been his leitmotiv and inspiration for his life-long ecumenical engagement, and vice versa, that his ecumenical vision and dedication has influenced and motivated his Trinitarian theology in many ways. In this paper I will explore the ecumenical perspectives and proposals Jenson has made as logical implications of his Trinitarian theology. I will argue that his understanding of the relationship between the Trinity and time helped to form his ecumenical vision and contributed to some of his ecumenical proposals. This will give an indication of how Jenson is searching for a theology of the one church of the future. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Stellenbosch en_US
dc.subject Robert Jenson en_US
dc.subject trinity en_US
dc.subject time en_US
dc.subject ecumenism en_US
dc.subject eucharist en_US
dc.subject triniteit en_US
dc.subject tyd en_US
dc.subject ekumene en_US
dc.subject eucharistie en_US
dc.title Robert Jenson's ecumenical vision based on his Trinitarian thought en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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