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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674445765
ISBN-10: 0674445767
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 162mm x 27mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 5-Apr-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gordon D. Kaufman

Gordon D. Kaufman was the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr., Professor of Divinity, Harvard University.

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