Description - In Face of Mystery by Gordon D. Kaufman
In the symbolic world of Christianity, which millions have inhabited for centuries, is there room for modern and postmodern life - for today's real world of cultural relativism and religious pluralism, of scientific knowledge and historical understanding? This text draws these two worlds together in a reconception of Christian theology. Theology, Gordon Kaufman suggests, is an imaginative construction, the creation of a symbolic world for ordering life. As it has been constructed, so it can be reconstructed, and Kaufman does so in a way that clarifies both the historic roots and the present-day applications of Christian symbolism.
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(235mm x 162mm x 27mm)
Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Gordon D. Kaufman
Gordon D. Kaufman was the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr., Professor of Divinity, Harvard University.