A presença de Deus no tempo do homem

Nuno Brás Martins

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This article presents the manner in which some of the principal contemporary theologians have regarded the possibility and the consequences of a presence of God in the midst of human history (history of salvation) and, in particular, the consequences for history of the proclamation of the end of time in Christ. Beginning with R. Bultmann (the human decision in the faith as an eschatological decision), the article then refers to the theologies of history of O. Cullmann (the truth of contemporary history lived in the light of the definitive victory of Christ but waiting for the final victory), W. Pannenberg (in Christ, the end of history is given to us in anticipation), K. Rahner (Christ is the absolute bearer of salvation which, in spite of the fragility of the historical event, demands absolute commitment) and H. U. von Balthasar (Jesus opens a path to redemption accessible to all, transforming the time of sin into a time of the redeemed and giving a definitive sense to human existence).
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)247-268
Number of pages22
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2008

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