Dynamics of Faith

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Harper Collins, Sep 13, 2011 - Philosophy - 176 pages
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One of the greatest books ever written on the subject, Dynamics of Faithis a primer in the philosophy of religion. Paul Tillich, a leading theologian of the twentieth century, explores the idea of faith in all its dimensions, while defining the concept in the process.

This graceful and accessible volume contains a new introduction by Marion Pauck, Tillich's biographer.

 

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User Review  - medievalmama - LibraryThing

When I read Tillich in the 1980s and this book in particular, I found his thought brilliant and exciting. This was one of the books that focused my thoughts on spirituality in general and Christianity ... Read full review

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Faith is a big word which points towards an even bigger concept. In the New Testament, faith stands for a deep trust and belief. In Dynamics of Faith, Tillich offers his take on this concept. Put ... Read full review

Contents

What Faith Is Not
35
Symbols of Faith
47
Faith and reason
85
The truth of faith and scientific truth
92
The truth of faith and historical
98
The truth of faith and its criteria
110
Faith and the integration of
122
Faith love and action
129
The community of faith and
135
The encounter of faith with faith
141
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Paul Tillich (1886-1965), one of the great theologians of the twentieth century, taught at Union Theological Seminary, New York, and then at the University of Chicago and Harvard University.

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