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God and Modernity

A New and Better Way to Do Theology [Paperback]

by Andrew Shanks

    • Author

      Andrew Shanks

    • Book Format

      Paperback / softback

    • Publisher

      Taylor& Francis Ltd

    • Published

      November 1999

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      For the past 400 years, theological debate has been dominated by a fundamental divide: between the liberals, with strong loyalties to the secularity of the secular state and university on the one hand, and the neo-orthodox, insisting on the absolute priority of a proper loyalty to the church community itself, on the other. This volume strikes off in a fundamentally new direction. The author calls for a better way to do theology. He argues that God is most present in a culture where public debate over ethical issues flourishes best. Social movements such as feminist movements, peace movements, and green movements have emerged to challenge both Church and State. These new movements are no longer confined to a particular confessional religious identity and are independent of state sponsorship. These social movements have already made an individual impact on theology. What would a theology look like, systematically trying to reconcile older divisions in the theological debate with a new loyalty to such movements common ethos?

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      • Author

        Andrew Shanks

      • Book Format

        Paperback / softback

      • Publisher

        Taylor& Francis Ltd

      • Published

        November 1999

      • Weight

        291g

      • Page Count

        192

      • Dimensions

        168 x 233 x 15 mm

      • ISBN

        9780415221894

      • ISBN-10

        0415221897

      • Eden Code

        1150939

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      • Author/Creator: Andrew Shanks

      • ISBN: 9780415221894

      • Publisher: Taylor& Francis Ltd

      • Release Date: November 1999

      • Weight: 291g

      • Dimensions: 168 x 233 x 15 mm

      • Eden Code: 1150939


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