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The Turnings of Darkness and Light : Essays in Philosophical and Systematic Theology - Kenneth Surin

The Turnings of Darkness and Light

Essays in Philosophical and Systematic Theology

By: Kenneth Surin (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 14th April 2003
ISBN: 9780521341592
Number Of Pages: 336

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This collection of essays, written between 1975 and 1987, covers topics including the doctrine of analogy, the Trinity, theological realism, the problims of evil and suffering, ecclesiology, and the so-called theistic proofs. The earlier writings relect the author's training as a philosopher in the Anglo-Aamerican analytic tradition. Later essays have a more explicitly theological focus, and they attempt to deal with and move beyond the tradition through hermeneutics, and literary and social theory. This collection thus addresses a wider list of topics than is usual in works of philsophical theology, and is unique in its use of interdisciplinary methods and approaches.

Preface
Abbreviations
Creation, revelation and the analogy theory
The Trinity and philosophical reflection: a study of David Brown's The Divine Trinity
'Is it true what they say about 'theological realism'?'
The impassibility of God and the problem of evil
Theodicy?
Tragedy and the soul's conquest of evil
Atonement and moral apocalypticism: William Styron's Sophie's Choice
Atonement and christology
Revelation, salvation, the uniqueness of Christ and other religions
'Many religions and the one true faith': an examination of Lindbeck's chapter 3
Comtempus mundi and the disenchanted world: Bonhoeffer's 'discipline of the secret' and Adorno's 'strategy of hibernation'
'The weight of weakness': intratextuality and discipleship
'Theistic arguments' and 'rational theism'
Notes
Index of names
Index of subjects
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ISBN: 9780521341592
ISBN-10: 0521341590
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 14th April 2003
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.57

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