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From Darkness to Light: The Concept of Salvation in the Perspectives of Thomas Aquinas and Sankara (Europäische Hochschulschriften / European . / Publications Universitaires Européennes)

Karingadayil, Santhosh Thomas

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From Darkness to Light Series: Europaeische Hochschulschriften / European University Studies / Publications Universitaires Europeennes. Num Pages: 295 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; HP; HRAB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 151 x 211 x 19. Weight in Grams: 412. . 2011. 1st New edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9783631618905

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The question on salvation with its multifarious dimensions had always been a significant subject-matter of discussion from time immemorial. All the religious traditions attempt to formulate appropriate answers to the questions related to this, one of the most crucial issues in theological reflections. Still the concept remains wide open for further research. It is St. Paul who said that, «For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known.» (1 Cor. 13:13) Salvation, as St. Paul conceives it, is a face to face vision of God in perfect knowledge merited through the person of Christ and through the gratuitous gift of grace. It is a passage from ignorance to truth, from darkness to light and from death to immortality (Br. Upa. I. iii. 27). From Darkness to Light aims at an enhanced understanding of the concept of salvation, comparing the theological and soteriological positions of Thomas Aquinas and ?ankara. The author has made an admirable attempt in Comparative Theology, deciphering and clarifying all related concepts of salvation in both the thinkers.

About the Author: Santhosh Thomas Karingadayil, born in 1970 in Chempanthotty (India), belongs to the Congregation of the Friars Minor Capuchins. After his studies in philosophy and theology he was ordained priest in 1997. The duties assigned to him and the pastoral care of the expatriates in Gulf motivated him to do his higher studies in comparative theology. Having completed his doctorate from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, he is at present serving the needs of his province in Kerala.

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