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Twentieth-century theologians : a new introduction to modern Christian thought

Author: Philip Kennedy
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One needs to be a lunatic to become a Christian, the 19th century Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard once observed. Had he lived in the 20th century he might have discerned even more of an obstacle to faith. For during the last century the human condition changed more rapidly than during any previous era, taking that condition far away from the historical circumstances in which Christianity was born. In his new  Read more...
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Kennedy, Philip.
Twentieth-century theologians.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2010
(DLC) 2010280670
(OCoLC)495436489
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Kennedy
ISBN: 9781441676948 1441676945 9780857717603 085771760X
OCLC Number: 671655030
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 368 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The twentieth century --
Adolf von Harnack: 1851-1930 --
Alfred Firmin Loisy: 1857-1940 --
Evelyn Underhill: 1875-1941 --
Albert Schweitzer: 1875-1965 --
Karl Barth: 1886-1968 --
Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 1906-45 --
Paul Tillich: 1886-1965 --
Dorothy Day: 1897-1980 --
Karl Rahner: 1904-84 --
Yves Congar: 1904-95 --
Edward Schillebeeckx: b. 1914 --
Mary Daly: b.1928 --
Jürgen Moltmann: b.1926 --
Gordon Kaufman: b. 1925 --
Gustavo Gutiérrez: b.1928 --
Uta Ranke-Heinemann: b.1928 --
John Hick: b.1922 --
Tissa Balasuriya: b.1924 --
Don Cupitt: b.1934 --
Mercy Amba Oduyoye: b.1934 --
The Rainbow Spirit elders --
Taking stock.
Responsibility: Philip Kennedy.

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One needs to be a lunatic to become a Christian, the 19th century Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard once observed. This book explores the ways Christian theologians of the 20th century tried to  Read more...
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'Philip Kennedy writes with the impressive authority that comes with years of engagement as a Christian theologian and also with the clarity of an experienced teacher of undergraduates. There are Read more...

 
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