Audio Bundle: Christic Imagination: How Christ Transforms Us + The Historical Jesus - 12 CDs Total

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Audio Bundle: Christic Imagination: How Christ Transforms Us + The Historical Jesus - 12 CDs Total

  • Boston College (Associate Professor Emeritus of Theology)
  • Professor, Saint Mary’s College of California
2 Course Bundle: 30 Lectures (12 discs) Including Electronic Study Guides
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Christic Imagination: How Christ Transforms Us 
by Fr. Robert P. Imbelli, STL, Ph.D.

The Historical Jesus 
by Professor David Zachariah Flanagin, Ph.D.

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Topic Titles

Christic Imagination: How Christ Transforms Us

  • Liberating the Imagination: Presence or Absence?
  • Imagining the Radical Newness of Jesus: the Synoptic Gospels
  • The Cosmic Imagination of John’s Gospel
  • Paul: Imagining a New Self and a New Humanity
  • Imagining a Transfigured Creation: Colossians and Ephesians
  • Imagining the Cosmic Liturgy in Hebrews and Revelation
  • The Christic Imagination in the Church’s Tradition: Irenaeus, Augustine, Newman
  • Poets of Presence: Newman, Hopkins, Herbert
  • Dwelling in Christ’s Transfigured Presence: the Mystic Dimension of Christian Faith
The Historical Jesus

Theme I: Introducing the Quest

  • So Many Jesuses
  • Looking behind the Gospels: The Oral Window and Translation
  • Genre and Redaction
  • Redaction as Transformation
  • What Do We Mean by the Phrase, “The Historical Jesus”?
  • Understanding the Evidence for Jesus
  • A Shadow of What Is To Come: Typological Interpretation

Theme II: Radical Portraits of Jesus

  • Jesus, the Near-Eastern Sage
  • Double Dissimilarity
  • Multiple Attestation, Coherence, and the Coptic Gospel of Thomas
  • Jesus, Jewish Mystic
  • Jesus, Social Reformer
  • Why Did Jesus Die?
  • Jesus, Cynic Philosopher
  • Magic and Meal

Theme III: Jesus in His Jewish Context

  • Jesus the Jew
  • The First-Century Jewish Context
  • Diversity and Conflict in First-Century Judaism
  • Jesus in Conflict with the Jewish Leadership
  • Jesus, Herald of the Kingdom, Part I
  • Jesus, Herald of the Kingdom, Part II
  • The Resurrection


About Your Presenter

David Zachariah Flanagin, Ph.D., is Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Saint Mary’s College of California, where he teaches courses in the development of Christian thought and in biblical studies. His teaching has earned him recognition by the student body as Faculty Member of the Year. Prof. Flanagin received his doctorate in the History of Christianity from the Divinity School at the University of Chicago. He is the author of a number of articles on late-medieval ecclesiology and biblical interpretation. He is the co-editor (with Christopher M. Bellitto) of Reassessing Reform: A Historical Investigation into Church Renewal, published by Catholic University of America Press. In addition to his academic duties, he lectures frequently at churches on topics in the Bible and theology.


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“Zach Flanagin is an outstanding historian… thoroughly grounded in his material, but with special gifts as a lecturer. His works in late medieval spirituality are top-notch and I commend him for searching out the origins of this spirituality in its very beginnings.”
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Father Robert P. Imbelli, STL, Ph.D., is an award-winning theologian and an Associate Professor Emeritus of Theology at Boston College, where he taught systematic theology for nearly 30 years. During the years of the Second Vatican Council, Fr. Imbelli studied in Rome, where he was ordained a priest in 1965 and received an S.T.L. from the Gregorian University in 1966. After earning his Ph.D. in systematic theology from Yale University in 1972, he taught at the New York Archdiocesan Seminary and the Maryknoll School of Theology. In 2017, he was a visiting scholar at Seton Hall University, and he has been a visiting lecturer at Princeton Theological Seminary and Fordham University.

Fr. Imbelli is the author of Rekindling the Christic Imagination: Theological Meditations on the New Evangelization (Liturgical Press, 2014) and the editor of Handing on the Faith: The Church's Mission and Challenge (Crossroad, 2006), both of which received awards from the Catholic Press Association. His numerous articles and reviews have appeared in The New Dictionary of Theology and such journals as Theological Studies, The Thomist, Communio, Worship, Commonweal, and America.

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