Catholicity and Emerging Personhood

A Contemporary Theological Anthropology

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Daniel P. Horan
Catholicity in an Evolving Universe
  • Maryknoll, NY: 
    Orbis Books
    , September
     224 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


Traditional theological considerations of the human person presume a radically anthropocentric starting point. Yet, ongoing discoveries in the natural sciences and a renewed attention to the theological tradition pose challenges to this inherited way of thinking about personhood. This book offers a constructive theological reflection on the meaning and identity of the human person through the lens of evolution and contemporary science.

Each chapter builds on a foundational reconsideration of the theological anthropological tradition to resituate humanity within the broader community of creation while highlighting the true catholicity of personhood within Christian tradition.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Daniel P. Horan, OFM, is a Franciscan friar and assistant professor of systematic theology and spirituality at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. He is the author of several books, including All God's Creatures: A Theology of Creation and Postmodernity and Univocity: A Critical Account of Radical Orthodoxy and John Duns Scotus.


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