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Conclusion: Perfect Fools

John Saward

in Perfect Fools

Published in print December 1980 | ISBN: 9780192132307
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670046 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132307.003.0012
Conclusion: Perfect Fools

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Discussions in this book ranged from those on undoubted fools for Christ's sake to a more general consideration of the motif of holy folly in authors quite remote from the Eastern paradigm of folly. This chapter seeks to clarify the relationship between Christian perfection as such and the particular vocation of holy folly.

Keywords: holy folly; holy fools; Christianity; perfection

Chapter.  3251 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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