The Making of American Liberal Theology (Paper)

Crisis, Irony, and Postmodernity, 1950-2005

  • 9780664223564
  • 6 x 9
  • 680
  • 206.25
  • Paper
  • 0664223567
  • 11/15/2006
  • 7-10 days processing
$ 65.00

Description

In this concluding volume of his magisterial trilogy, Gary Dorrien sustains his previous definition of liberal theology and his mixture of theological, philosophical, and historical analysis, while emphasizing the unprecedented diversity of liberal theology in the postmodern age. Dorrien argues that liberal theology has been in crisis for the past half-century, yet despite the crisis, and also because of it, it has also experienced a "hidden renaissance" of intellectual creativity. Liberal theology in the early twenty-first century is more diverse, complex, and marginalized than ever before in its history, he concludes, but its essential idea--creating a progressive, credible, integrative third way between orthodox over-belief and secular unbelief--remains as necessary as ever.

Reviews

Editorial Reviews for this product are coming soon.

You May Also Be Interested In...

The Question of Providence
6/18/2008
$28.00
Teologia en Conjunto
11/1/1997
$34.00
The Predicament of Postmodern Theology
11/1/2001
$39.00
On Earth as in Heaven
9/30/1993
$25.00
Passion for God
1/1/2004
$22.00
Christian Belief in a Postmodern World
1/1/1989
$45.00
Gathering Those Driven Away
8/22/2011
$36.00
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
11/17/2006
$50.00
The Social Gospel Today
4/30/2001
$40.00
The Drama of Doctrine
8/1/2005
$60.00
Sign up to learn about new releases and other updates from WJK