Download e-book for iPad: A Liberal Theology for the Twenty-First Century: A Passion by Michael J. Langford

By Michael J. Langford

ISBN-10: 0754605035

ISBN-13: 9780754605034

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Liberal theology, in its standard shape, represents the try to strategy faith from a rational standpoint with out denying or belittling the significance of non secular adventure and non secular dedication. types of liberal theology are available in the entire nice religions. This e-book is essentially fascinated with a Christian culture that is going again to the second one century and reached a excessive aspect within the 17th. this custom features a approach to inquiry which, whilst re-evaluated within the gentle of modern discussions at the nature of rationality and utilized to modern concerns, unearths that there are models of materialism, monism and theism that may accord with rationality. whereas liberal theology can't reveal the reality of theism, it will possibly current it not just as one of many rational recommendations, yet as an choice that has uniquely beautiful features, and while the liberal culture is taken at its top, it will possibly aid a model of Christianity which maintains to consult God as a transcendent 'reality', and that may proceed to aid recognizable doctrines of incarnation, redemption and Trinity. The liberal theology brought and complex during this booklet may be contrasted with many fresh 'radical theologies', and will be known as 'liberal orthodoxy'. scholars of philosophy, theology and non secular reports, in addition to clergy and lay readers, will locate this an obtainable perception into liberal theology and to present debates on materialism, atheism and inter-faith dialogue.

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