An Examined Faith: Social Context and Religious Commitment

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Beacon Press, 31 juil. 1991 - 400 pages
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
Conversations at Collegium xi I
16
The Vocation of Ministry and The Praying Hands
47
The Latest Word 47
55
Great Companions 5 Roger Baldwin By Their Groups Shall Ye Know Them 6 The Classical Humanism of Irving Babbitt
57
Charles Eliot Norton Genius loci Shady Hill 8
58
The Pope Who Would Go Windowshopping 12 Reminiscences of Paul Tillich 13 In Memoriam Words for Paul Johannes Tillich
59
Interrupting the Meeting 15 Encounter with the Demonic
141
Our Unconquered Past
261
Exiles Trapped in the Welfare State
264
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

The Storms of Our Times and Starry Night
171
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 153 172 185 193 201
207
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
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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