The Cambridge Companion to Paul Tillich

The Cambridge Companion to Paul Tillich

by Russell Re Manning

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The Cambridge Companion to Paul Tillich by Russell Re Manning

The complex philosophical theology of Paul Tillich (1886–1965), increasingly studied today, was influenced by thinkers as diverse as the Romantics and Existentialists, Hegel and Heidegger. A Lutheran pastor who served as a military chaplain in World War I, he was dismissed from his university post at Frankfurt when the Nazis came to power in 1933, and emigrated to the United States, where he continued his distinguished career. This authoritative Companion provides accessible accounts of the major themes of Tillich's diverse theological writings and draws upon the very best of contemporary Tillich scholarship. Each chapter introduces and evaluates its topic and includes suggestions for further reading. The authors assess Tillich's place in the history of twentieth-century Christian thought as well as his significance for current constructive theology. Of interest to both students and researchers, this Companion reaffirms Tillich as a major figure in today's theological landscape.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781139801324
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/12/2009
Series: Cambridge Companions to Religion
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 857 KB

About the Author

Russell Re Manning is University Lecturer in Philosophy of Religion at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge and Fellow of St Edmund's College, Cambridge. He is author of Theology at the End of Culture: Paul Tillich's Theology of Culture and Art (2005).

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