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By David L. Goicoechea

ISBN-10: 1498226876

ISBN-13: 9781498226875

ISBN-10: 1625646216

ISBN-13: 9781625646217

Goicoechea provides his 3rd quantity in a chain on agape. during this booklet he exhibits in 4 methods how the agape of Jesus fulfills the ahava and hesed of the Hebrew Bible. First, he indicates existentially how he discovered and lived this for 6 years in a Benedictine Minor Seminary after which for 3 years in a Sulpician significant Seminary. moment, he demonstrates how ahava or our love for God and neighbor and hesed or God's love for us advance in the course of the Hebrew Bible. Goicoechea argues that St. Matthew's Gospel explains the fulfilment of ahava and hesed with Jesus' agape. He concludes through drawing consciousness to how Levinas and Derrida, Jewish postmodern philosophers, deal with Jewish and Christian love.

"In this quantity, David Goicoechea maintains his decades-long examine of affection. He combines autobiography (his years in Catholic seminaries learning for the priesthood), biblical research, and postmodern philosophy. it is a heady combine, which results in remarkable insights and correlations concerning what's the most vital factor in lifestyles and death."
--Hugh Feiss, Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, Idaho

David L. Goicoechea is professor emeritus of philosophy at Brock college. He has released generally within the parts of philosophy of affection, existentialism, philosophy of faith, postmodernism, and the historical past of philosophy.

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