An Examined Faith: Social Context and Religious Commitment

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Beacon Press, 1991 - 384 páginas
James Luther Adams has been a major force in American social ethics and liberal theology for more than half a century, from his work with anti-Nazi preachers in Germany in the late 1930s through his teaching at the University of Chicago and the Harvard Divinity School. Here is his latest collection of inimitable essays.
 

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Reflections of a Lifetime
9
A ComeOuter
17
Conversations at Collegium
19
The Vocation of Ministry and The Praying Hands
47
The Latest Word
55
Great Companions
57
By Their Groups Shall Ye Know Them
61
The Classical Humanism of Irving Babbitt
67
God Is Love
213
Religion and Society
221
Religion and the Ideologies
225
The Prophetic Covenant and Social Concern
234
Root Metaphors of Religious Social Thought
243
The Arts and Society
255
Our Unconquered Past
261
Exiles Trapped in the Welfare State
264

Charles Eliot Norton Genius loci Shady Hill
75
No Man for Committees
83
George Huntston Williams Church Historian
94
IO Ernst Troelsch and Harold Berman on Natural Law
106
The Pope Who Would Go Windowshopping
120
Reminiscences of Paul Tillich
125
Words for Paul Johannes Tillich
133
History and Theology
141
Interrupting the Meeting
145
Encounter with the Demonic
149
The Storms of Our Times and Starry Night
153
The Existentialist Thesis
172
The Chief End of Human Existence
185
Sin and Salvation
193
The AIDS Epidemic and Palliative Care
201
Out of Despair
207
Broken Cisterns and Earthen Vessels
272
The Religious Problem of Peace
281
The Uses of Diversity
290
Liberal Christianity
301
Neither Mere Morality nor Mere God
305
The Liberal Christian Holds Up the Mirror
308
Liberals and Evangelicals
323
Liberal Religion and the Phoenix
332
The Ages of Liberalism
337
The Grotesque and Our Future
353
Covenants of Strength and Love
359
In the Beginning Is the Word
365
The Messianic Banquet
371
Index
375
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