Christophany


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Christophany

one or all of Christ’s appearances to men after the resurrection, as recorded in the Gospels.
See also: Christ
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contends that Paul's understanding of the Christ event likely developed over time, the Damascus road Christophany remained foundational for him.
In Christophany Panikkar says, "What we need to do is to revisit the experience of the mystery of Christ in the light of our times--to recognize the kairos of the present, even though our need does not spring from an anxiety to be up-to-date" (7).
In his words, "To the third Christian millennium is reserved the task of overcoming a tribal Christology by a Christophany that allows Christians to see the work of Christ everywhere, without assuming that they have a better grasp or a monopoly of that mystery, which has been revealed to them in a unique way.
Using the "encounter of a Vedantic tenet and a Christian dogma," Panikkar "endeavours to show, in one particular ease, what could well be shown in many others: the presence of religious truth within more than one religion, and how the unveiling of that truth may be to the mutual enlightenment of all concerned" (Raimundo Panikkar, The Unknown Christ of Hinduism: Towards an Ecumenical Christophany, rev.
The more likely alternative, as Seyoon Kim points out, is to attribute Paul's conversion solely to the Damascus Christophany.
gentleness of his voice signals a startling Christophany (lines 679-80).
15) And in being granted this Christophany, Mary is commissioned to proclaim the resurrection to the community (v.
The final pages introduce the examples of Raimundo Panikkar's Christophany (2004) and Chung Hyun Kyung's Struggle to Be the Sun Again (1990).
In Christophany, the Fullness of Man, Panikkar seeks to sharpen and deepen his reflections on the meaning of Christ.
Bonaventure, for whom the whole of the world and its history constitutes a magnificent Christophany.
Panikkar is familiar with Bonaventure's thought, as he indicates in his book Christophany.
71-75; and idem, The Unknown Christ of Hinduism: Towards an Ecumenical Christophany, rev, and enlr.

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