Bernard Cooke

in Power and the Spirit of God

Published in print November 2004 | ISBN: 9780195174519
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835119 | DOI:

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Metaphor as instrument of theological reflection. Metaphors of the Spirit of God used by various thinkers within the context of Christian faith. Human embrace as metaphor for the Spirit. Characteristics of the human experience of genuine embrace; need for the ‘inner,’ spiritual, dimension. Application of ‘embrace’ to the Spirit in relation to various forms of power.

Keywords: embrace; faith; feeling; genuine; metaphor

Chapter.  4874 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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