H.H.Farmer's Theological Interpretation of Religion: Towards a Personalist Theology of Religions (Toronto Studies in Theology S. v. 76)

H.H.Farmer's Theological Interpretation of Religion: Towards a Personalist Theology of Religions (Toronto Studies in Theology S. v. 76)

By: Christopher H. Partridge (author)Hardback

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Providing a comprehensive survey of H.H. Farmer's writings, this volume pays special attention to his treatment of the relationship of Christianity to other religions.

Contents

Part 1 Revelation and apprehension: the world of persons; apprehending God as personal; immanent teleology and pragmatic verification; a self-authenticating encounter? "I and Thou"; significance and authority of the Bible. Part 2 Religion and reflection: what is religion? is Christianity a religion? Friedrich Schleiermacher, Rudolf Otto and John Oman; divine hiddenness and hamartiological blindness; revelation or discovery? general revelation; study of religion. Part 3 Inhistorisation and reconciliation: prophet; christological continuity and discontinuity; inhistorisation, uniqueness and finality; priest; king; universalism. Part 4 Trinity and normativity: worship; divine otherness; Father, Son and Spirit; monotheism; reconciliation and the Trinity; distinctive feeling-tone. Part 5 Interpretation and classification: primal encounter; classification of religious types; five types of substantival religion; five adjectival elements in religion. Part 6 Reconciliation and religion: unification and mysticism in theology; God and the World - immanence and transcendence; God and the World - time and eternity; God and the Self - God's demand and God's succour; God and the Self - morality and religion; Self and the World - significance and non-significance of the Self; Self and other selves. Part 7 Problems and proposals: faith, belief and God; religions and ways; general revelation and apprehension of God in non-Christian faith; issues christological and pneumatological; towards a personalist theology of religions; note on interfaith dialogue.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773483941
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780773483941
  • ISBN10: 0773483942

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