Category Archives: Jan-Olav Henriksen

Louvain Studies special issue on ‘relation, vulnerability, love’

by Lieve Orye Several treads of thought woven at the conference in 2016 have been rewoven into paper and digital format. A Louvain Studies issue has been published recently with contributions of several keynote speakers and respondents. Under the menu … Continue reading

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Double Perichoresis: God and human experience

Excerpt from Jan-Olav Henriksen, Life, Love, and Hope. God and Human Experience. Eerdmans, 2014. In the history of theology, perichoresis is a notion used to articulate the hypostatic union of the three divine persons of the Trinity, as well as … Continue reading

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Evolution, human experience and the reality of God

Excerpt from Jan-Olav Henriksen, Life, Love, and Hope. God and Human Experience. Eerdmans, 2014. Speaking of God, articulating being human The world is not God. The world is nothing without God. God is manifest with, in, under, by, and through … Continue reading

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Relating to our future, to the other in vulnerability

Excerpt from Jan-Olav Henriksen, Life, Love, and Hope. God and Human Experience. Eerdmans, 2014. Human evolution, futurity, unfinishedness, vulnerability and love To be the image of God implies three important things… and requires that humans employ the capacities acquired through … Continue reading

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It’s personal – or not at all

Excerpts from Jan-Olav Henriksen, ‘It’s personal-Or Not at All: On God as Love/r’, Dialog: A Journal of Theology, 2011, 50(1), p. 63-70. Among the most powerful claims in Christian theology is the statement that God is love (1 Jn 4:8). … Continue reading

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