Radical Monotheism and Western Culture
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Radical Monotheism and Western Culture

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This classic work of H. RICHARD NIEBUHR, one of the most influential theological ethicists of the 20th century, anticipates the substance of his mature thinking. NIEBUHR provides a thorough analysis of faith as confidence and loyalty and the forms as henotheism, polytheism, and radical monotheism. He answers directly the question "How is faith in God possible?"

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1993
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 X .50 (inches)
ISBN: 0664253261
ISBN-13: 9780664253264
Series: Library of Theological Ethics

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Publisher's Description

This reissue of a classic work of H. Richard Niebuhr, one of the most influential and creative theological ethicists of the twentieth century, highlights his mature thinking. By using path-breaking interpretations of faith as a basic dimension of human life and culture as an arena of faith in conflict, Niebuhr encourages further thought. This volume should be required reading for anyone interested in recent perspectives on theology and ethics.

The Library of Theological Ethics series focuses on what it means to think theologically and ethically. It presents a selection of important and otherwise unavailable texts in easily accessible form. Volumes in this series will enable sustained dialogue with predecessors though reflection on classic works in the field.

Author Bio

H. Richard Niebuhr (1894-1962) was a prominent twentieth-century American theologian. He was Sterling Professor of Theology and Christian Ethics at Yale University Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut. He is known for his books The Responsible Self and Radical Monotheism and Western Culture.

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