AutoreMoschetta Jean-Marc
TitoloPeut-on parler de ?christologie naturelle??
RivistaRevue Theologique de Louvain
Campo TematicoInterreligiositą
Parole Chiave
Abstract Natural theology may appear to be a purely theoretical attempt to base a discourse on God on the sole forces of reason and the observation of nature. The approach may even challenge the idea of a self-expression of God in Revelation to the extent that for many theologians, natural theology is on the wrong track and leads at best to the God of metaphysics. The purpose of the present article is, on the contrary, to consider how natural theology can encounter the true God revealed in Jesus Christ. This is not to say that natural theology can reinvent the figure of Jesus of Nazareth. Instead, it allows us to reach the concept of Christ extended to its cosmic and universal dimension as it is in the perspective pioneered by Paul. Along these lines, the project of a ?natural Christology? would be legitimized. In a natural christology, Christ would no longer be thought of in a strictly geocentric way but acknowledged as the universal and transhistorical figure of a God which unites with creation without being confined to the singularity of that union.