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Changing Face Of God - Schmidt

Changing Face Of God

By: Schmidt

Paperback Published: 1st June 2000
ISBN: 9780819218018

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"Does the face of God change? Years ago I would have said, 'No.' Countless hymns, passage of Scripture and confessions of faith assert or imply the changelessness of God. To take issue with traditions that are centuries, if not millennia old, seemed to be daunting and misguided....But when the great professions of confidence in God harden into philosophical propositions, one is bound to ask: What difference would it make to say that God has only one face? Even if true in some sense, the fact of the matter is that features each of us would count as necessary and changeless would be a matter of considerable debate." - From the Introduction In 1998/99 five scholars presented lectures at Washington National Cathedral about our images of God and what difference they make. This book, and its companion videos, will allow parish study groups and individuals to consider and discuss the viewpoints of Marcus Borg, Karen Armstrong, Jack Miles, James Cone, and Andrew Sung Park.

ISBN: 9780819218018
ISBN-10: 0819218014
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 1st June 2000
Publisher: Church Publishing Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.2  x 0.79
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1