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A Premature Postmodern

From the October 2000 Print Edition

Few would dispute, although some regret, the fact that the single most influential voice in twentieth“century Protestant thought as it bears on religion in the public square is Ernst Troeltsch (1865“1923). Only Reinhold Niebuhr and Dietrich Bonhoeffer can compare in generating key concepts and . . . . Continue Reading »

Humanism After Tillich

From the April 1997 Print Edition

The most creative dimensions of Western spirituality are rooted in a deep interaction between the biblically informed understanding of God, creation, and time and a humanist view of the true, the good, and the beautiful. Although tensions were sometimes acute, the affinities are many, and the . . . . Continue Reading »