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Howard, Damian (2012) Reflections on the Feast of the Ascension. Thinking Faith. [Journal Article]

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    Abstract

    The Feast of the Ascension strikes many Christians as the poor relative of the two rather bigger celebrations which top and tail the long and joyful season of Eastertide: Easter itself, and Pentecost. Yet this feast isof the utmost significance. What are we to make of the story of Jesus being taken up into a cloud, an episode that not only sounds like mythology but also violates our modern sense of space?

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Thinking Faith
    Department: Theology
    Depositing User: Rev Dr Damian Howard
    Date Deposited: 31 May 2012 12:52
    Last Modified: 31 May 2012 12:52
    URI: http://publications.heythrop.ac.uk/id/eprint/1747

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