Foundations of Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Idea of Christianity

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Seabury Press, Jan 1, 1978 - Theology, Doctrinal - 470 pages
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Review: Foundations of Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Idea of Christianity

User Review  - Alizadeh - Goodreads

This book had not written for normal people sondern for experts.I Think it is too hard to understand his idea. I have read the german version of this book and found it too hard. I try to read more and ... Read full review

Review: Foundations of Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Idea of Christianity

User Review  - Charlie - Goodreads

All of the philosophical heaviness and technical vocabulary we've come to expect from a 20th-century, German-speaking theologian, but without any of the dynamism or charm of his Protestant counterparts. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Some Basic Epistemological Problems
14
The Hearer of the Message
24
Man as Transcendent Being
31
The Question of Personal Existence as a Question
39
Finding God in the World
81
Man as a Being Threatened Radically
90
Man as the Event of Gods Free
116
Eschatology
431
Brief Creedal Statements
448
Detailed Table of Contents
467
INTRODUCTION
1
Some Basic Epistemological Problems
14
THE HEARER OF THE MESSAGE
24
Man as Transcendent Being
31
The Possibility of a Decision against God
97

The Offer of SelfCommunication as Supernatural
126
Towards an Understanding of the Doctrine of
133
The Historical Mediation of Transcendentality
140
On the Relationship between the History of Universal
153
On the Structure of the Actual History of Revelation
162
A Summary of the Notion of Revelation
170
Jesus Christ
176
Christ
203
Classical Christology and Soteriology
285
Christianity as Church
322
The Church in the New Testament
335
Fundamentals of the Ecclesial Nature of Christianity
342
Scripture as the Churchs Book
369
On the Churchs Teaching Office
378
The Christian in the Life of the Church
389
Remarks on Christian Life
402
Original Sin
106
MAN AS THE EVENT OF GODS FREE AND FORGIVING
116
The Offer of SelfCommunication
126
Christology within an Evolutionary View of the World
178
On the Phenomenology of Our Relationship to Jesus Christ
203
God Became Man?
212
On the Theological Understanding of the History of
228
b Observations from Hermeneutics and Fundamental Theology
241
On the Churchs Teaching Office
378
The Christian in the Life of the Church
389
REMARKS ON CHRISTIAN LIFE
402
The Sacramental Life
411
Institution by Jesus Christ 413 Opus OperationOpus
421
The Eucharist 424 Common Aspects of the Sacraments
427
The One Eschatology as Individual Eschatology
435
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