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DeRoo, Neal, and John Panteleimon Manoussakis [Eds.]
Phe-nomenology and Eschatology. Not Yet in the Now.
Farnham-Burlington: Ashgate 2009. XI, 216 S. gr.8° = Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies. Lw. £ 55,00. ISBN 978-0-7546-6701-8.
This well-timed volume offers a selection of papers from a conference held at the American College of Greece on the eponymous theme of phenomenology and eschatology. As one might expect, the various contributions do not constitute a uniform argument or even tendency. But that is good, since the subject-matter is itself so exclusive (how can what is »not yet« »appear« in »the now«?) and still so significantly under-studied that one would be suspicious of any too precipitate consensus. We are, we may say, not yet in a position fully to grasp the place and effect of the not yet in the now – and the contributors are to be thanked for raising the issue and for doing so in a vigorous and engaged manner. Hopefully, this book will be a stimulus to renewing interest in what has to be one ...
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