John Hick: An Autobiography

John Hick: An Autobiography

by John Hick

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John Hick: An Autobiography by John Hick

From his early conversion to evangelical Christianity to his role as a conscientious objector in World War II and his move towards religious pluralism, this book will be core reading for many courses taught on John Hick around the country.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851683925
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 12/15/2005
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceviii
1.A shipping family1
2.Childhood, schools and family11
3.Religious exploration and conversion24
4.A conchie36
5.With the Friends Ambulance Unit in Egypt45
6.FAU in Italy and Greece59
7.Student at Edinburgh and Oxford66
8.Theological training78
9.Minister at Belford88
10.Philosopher at Cornell102
11.Heretic at Princeton Seminary120
12.Cambridge interlude131
13.Birmingham University143
14.Multi-faith work in Birmingham159
15.All Faiths for One Race169
16.AFFOR--racial issues180
17.With Hindus in India193
18.With Sikhs in the Punjab206
19.With Buddhists in Sri Lanka217
20.The Myth of God Incarnate227
21.Botswana and apartheid South Africa238
22.Graduate teaching in California250
23.Life at Claremont264
24.Encounters with eastern Buddhism277
25.Interlude--return trips to the States289
26.Birmingham again297
27.Philosophy of religion--the state of the art311
28.Epilogue: write your own pre-obituary!320
Index325

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