Disputed Questions in Theology and the Philosophy of Religion

Disputed Questions in Theology and the Philosophy of Religion

by John Hick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300053541

ISBN-13: 9780300053548

Pub. Date: 04/28/1993

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this book, a leading philosopher of religion offers fresh insights into some of the disputed religious questions of our time. John Hick discusses, for example, whether religion is a wish-fulfilling projection or a human response to the Transcendent; how to solve the problems encountered by attributing to Jesus both all divine and all human properties; and why he

Overview

In this book, a leading philosopher of religion offers fresh insights into some of the disputed religious questions of our time. John Hick discusses, for example, whether religion is a wish-fulfilling projection or a human response to the Transcendent; how to solve the problems encountered by attributing to Jesus both all divine and all human properties; and why he believes that the major world faiths are different but equally valid responses to ultimate Reality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300053548
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1993
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.68(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Epistemological - religious realism and non-realism, religious experience - its nature and validity; Christ and Christianity - an inspiration Christology, the logic of God incarnate, the non-absoluteness of Christianity; hints from Buddhism - the Buddha's doctrine of the "Undetermined Questions", religion as "Skilful Means"; religious pluralism - a personal note, Jews, Christians, Muslims - do we all worship the same God?, the real and its personae and impersonae; life and death - a possible conception of life after death.

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