1: An Account of Beauty 2: The Beauty of the Pre-existent Wisdom and Word 'in Heaven' 3: 'Beautiful on Earth': The Beauty of the Incarnate Christ 4: 'Beautiful in His Parents' Arms': The Beauty of Christ's Childhood and Hidden Life 5: 'Beautiful in His Miracles, Beautiful in Calling to Life' 6: 'Beautiful in Calling to Life' -The Encounters in John's Gospel 7: 'Beautiful under the Scourges, Beautiful on the Cross' 8: 'Beautiful in the Tomb': The Descent to the Dead 9: 'Beautiful in Taking up His Life again': The Beauty of the Resurrection Epilogue Select Bibliography Index of Names Biblical Index
Born in Melbourne (Australia), Gerald O'Collins received his PhD in 1968 at the University of Cambridge, where he was a research fellow at Pembroke College. From 1973 to 2006, he taught fundamental and systematic theology at the Gregorian University (Rome), where he was also dean of the theology faculty (1985-91). He is now an adjunct professor of Australian Catholic University and a research fellow of the University of Divinity (Melbourne). Well known in the UK, US, India, New Zealand, South Africa, his native Australia, and elsewhere as a visiting lecturer, he has published hundreds of articles in professional and popular journals and authored or co-authored 74 books.