Christian culture

Vol. 20: Aesthetic Theology

Editorial Foreword

Aesthetic Theology, or, Theological Aesthetics after Hans Urs von Balthasar  

GENG Youzhuang

 


I. Dao Wu Chang Ming: Study of Theories and Classics

The Exteriority of Biblical Meaning and the Plentitude of Desire: An Exploration of Deleuze's Non-Metaphysical Hermeneutics of Kafka (pp. 24-45)

Bradley MCLEAN

 

The Hidden Divine Core: Christian Theological Vestiges in the Kantian Sublime (pp. 84-103)

SONG Xuhong

 

Reading Theological Texts  (pp. 3-23)

David JASPER

 

Thelogical Aesthetics in St. Bonaventure's Illumination Theory of Cognition: Its Origins and Influence on Modern Theological Aesthetics  (pp. 46-83)

ZHANG Jun

 

The Politics of Beginning: Retranslating a Paragraph in Leo Strauss' Thought on Machiavelli  (pp. 104-128)

LI Zhengchao

 


II. Jing Guan Wu Se: Study of Christian Culture and Literature

Byron and Religious Experience  (pp. 147-168)

Christopher D. HANCOCK

 

Dante's Commedia and the Christian Tradition  (pp. 189-206)

Leopold LEEB

 

Theology and Literary Epiphany (pp. 131-146)

Sharon KIM

 

Creationism in Coleridge's Romanticist Theology (pp. 169-188)

LI Feng

 


III. Fa Yu Shui Feng: Dialogue between Chinese Culture and Christianity

If We Could Only See Him: Christian Discourse in Mudan's Revelation (pp. 254-285)

LIU Yan

 

Christianity as a Religion of the East: Early Evidence for the Church in China (pp. 234-253)

Daniel H. WILLIAMS

 

The Prayer Book in Nineteenth-Century China (pp. 209-233)

Chloë STARR

 


IV. Shu Dian Fan Jing: Reviews and Introductions to New Books

Resurrection and Image: Review of Jean-Luc Nancy's Noli me tangere  (pp. 289-300)

JIAN Yankuan

 


V. Qing Ji Ming Gong: Academic Developments and Research Updates

Theology and Poetics: A Summary of the Fifth Summer Institute on Theology & Humanities  (pp. 303-320)

ZHANG Jing