A Map Of Twentieth Century Theology

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Indispensable to understanding the advent and import of today's radically pluralistic scene, this unique historical anthology presents 37 signal readings from key theologians of this century. Outstanding interpreters of these figures and their generative ideas, Braaten and Jenson offer solid and sympathetic introductions and a clear scheme, a roadmap that makes sense of the fundamental and formative questions, concerns, "schools," and movements that have animated the theological enterprise in this explosive ...
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Overview

Indispensable to understanding the advent and import of today's radically pluralistic scene, this unique historical anthology presents 37 signal readings from key theologians of this century. Outstanding interpreters of these figures and their generative ideas, Braaten and Jenson offer solid and sympathetic introductions and a clear scheme, a roadmap that makes sense of the fundamental and formative questions, concerns, "schools," and movements that have animated the theological enterprise in this explosive century, from 1900 right up to the threshold of contemporary currents.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800626860
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/5/1995
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 605,809
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Background of Twentieth-Century Theology 1
Pt. 1 Dialectical Theology and its Descendants 13
1 The Crisis in Theology 15
1 Albert Schweitzer, The Quest of the Historical Jesus 18
2 Karl Barth, The Strange New World within the Bible 21
3 Ernst Troeltsch The Absoluteness of Christianity 31
2 Dialectical Theology 39
4 Karl Barth, The Epistle to the Romans 42
5 Rudolf Bultmann, The Question of "Dialectical" Theology 50
6 Emil Brunner, Nature and Grace 54
3 New Systematics 62
7 Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics 65
8 Paul Tillich, Systematic Theology 80
4 Theologies of Secularization 94
9 Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters to Eberhard Bethge 98
10 Friedrich Gogarten, Secularization and Christian Faith 107
5 The New Hermeneutics 115
11 Rudolf-Bultmann, The Problem of Hermeneutics 119
12 Gerhard Ebeling, The Word of God and Hermeneutics 130
13 Ernst Fuchs, The Essence of the "Language Event" and Christology 138
6 Eschatological Theology 147
14 Wolfhart Pannenberg, Revelation as History 151
15 Jurgen Moltmann, Theology of Hope 160
16 Johannes Metz, The Church and the World in Light of "Political Theology" 168
7 Trinitarian Theology 179
17 Karl Barth, The Doctrine of the Trinity 182
18 Karl Rahner, The Trinity 190
19 Eberhard Jungel, The Doctrine of the Trinity 196
Pt. 2 Alternative Paradigms in Theology 207
8 Theology of Religions 209
20 Paul Tillich, The Significance of the History of Religions for the Systematic Theologian 213
21 Hendrik Kraemer, Christian Attitudes toward Non-Christian Religions 222
22 Karl Rahner, Christianity and the Non-Christian Religions 231
9 Confessional Theologies 247
23 Werner Elert, The Revelation of God 252
24 Anders Nygren, Agape and Christianity 262
25 William Temple, The Person of Christ 268
10 Transcendental Thomism 276
26 Bernard J. F. Lonergan, Method in Theology 281
27 Karl Rahner, Knowledge of God 289
11 Theology and Language 300
28 Anthony Flew, R. M. Hare, and Basil Mitchell, The University Discussion 305
29 Ian T. Ramsey, Religious Language 313
30 Paul Ricoeur, Myth and Symbol 319
12 Process Theology 328
31 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Evolution and the Christian Future 332
32 Alfred North Whitehead, God and the World 340
33 Charles Hartshorne, The Divine Self-Creation 349
13 Neo-Protestantism in America 352
34 Walter Rauschenbusch, Theology and the Social Gospel 356
35 H. Richard Niebuhr, Revelation and Radical Monotheism 361
36 Reinhold Niebuhr, Human Nature and Politics 367
37 Carl F. H. Henry, God, Revelation and Authority 377
Acknowledgments 383
Index 387
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