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TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE FUTURE OF WISDOM
TOWARD A REBIRTH OF SAPIENTIAL CHRISTIANITY
Acknowledgements i
Contents ii
I. INTRODUCTORY 1
1. A Preliminary overview 1
2. The bias 4
3. The taste 5
4. Thinking about wisdom 10
5. The Christian wisdom tradition 13
6. The eclipse of wisdom in the West 27
7. The time of Vatican II: toward a rebirth of Christian
wisdom 29
8. The way of wisdom 32
9. Four historical moments 34
10. Four movements 35
11. Spirit and history 38
II. MOVEMENT I: THE SAPIENTIAL AWAKENING 40
1. Wonder and awakening 40
2. The sapiential event and its eclipse 41
3. The sapiential awakening of the twentieth century 43
4. Henri De Lubac: the anatomy of Christian wisdom 45
5 Jean Leclercq: the two medieval theologies 50
6. Cipriano Vagaggini: between two wisdoms 53
7. The quaternary unfolding of the Christ-mystery 57
8. The revolution of Jesus 58
9. Rationalization of the mystery 62
10. Thomas Merton: opening Christian wisdom (I) 64
11. Karl Rahner: opening Christian wisdom (II) 77
12. The paradox of Christian wisdom: the word of the cross
95
13. Conclusion 97
III. MOVEMENT II: THE EASTERN TURN 99
1. The new east-west relationship 99
2. Nonduality 105
3. Christian nonduality I 114
4. Baptismal initiation: point of contact with the east and
pivot of identity 120
5. Theological corollaries of the principle of nondual
baptismal identity 127
6. (I) Breaking through the container of dualistic
Christianity 131
7. (II) Unitive interpretation of the Christ-mystery 134
8. (III) Unitive interpretation of the New Testament 136
9. (IV) A new theology centered in the explicit unitive
principle 142
10. (V) Unitive anthropology 145
11. (VI) Fullness at the beginning 152
12. (VII) The trajectory of life: from baptism to eucharist
157
13. (VIII) Contemplation as experience of baptismal identity
166
14. (IX) History understood in the light of unitive self-
realization 168
IV. MOVEMENT III: THE WESTERN (MODERN) TURN 171
1. Modernity (introductory) 171
2. The vocation of the West 178
3. The shape of Western history 183
4. Renaissance 189
5. The modern individual 216
6. Freedom 224
7. Jesus' revolution and the history of the West 235
8. Participation and history 241
9. Wisdom and the West 247
10. The shadow and the destiny of the West 265
V. MOVEMENT IV: THE GLOBAL (POSTMODERN) TURN 270
1. Postmodernity 270
2. Interpretations of globalization 281
3. Toward a global consciousness 295
4. Resistance to incarnation 304
5. The descent of history 313
6. Global Christianity: the southern turn 320
7. Christian nonduality II: incarnation 325
8 The incarnation of wisdom 334
VI. EPILOGUE 342
Notes 351
Bibliography 418

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Spirituality.
Wisdom -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.