By Paul R. Hinlicky

ISBN-10: 0567660184

ISBN-13: 9780567660183

ISBN-10: 0567683818

ISBN-13: 9780567683816

Samuel Stefan Osusky was once a number one highbrow in Slovak Lutheranism and a bishop in his church. In 1937 he brought a prescient lecture to the assembled clergy, "The Philosophy of Fascism, Bolshevism and Hitlerism", that truly foretold the darkish days forward. As wartime bishop, he co-authored a "Pastoral Letter at the Jewish Question", which publicly decried the deportation of Jews to Poland in 1942; in 1944 he used to be imprisoned by means of the Gestapo for giving ethical aid to the Slovak nationwide rebellion opposed to the fascist puppet regime.

Paul R. Hinlicky lines the highbrow trip with moral idealism's religion within the innovative theology of heritage that resulted in dismay and disillusionment on the progressive pretensions of Marxism-Leninism. Hinlicky indicates Osusky's dramatic rediscovery of the apocalyptic "the mom of Christian theology", and his enter into the dialogue of the dialectic of religion and cause after rationalism and fundamentalism.

Show description

Read Online or Download Between Humanist Philosophy and Apocalyptic Theology: The Twentieth Century Sojourn of Samuel Stefan Osusky PDF

Best christian theology books

Download e-book for iPad: Willing the Good: Jesus, Dissent And Desire by Paula M. Cooey

It is a vigorous and interesting ebook which explores the reforming impulse from Reformation occasions. It follows its background from the early church's inner and exterior battles again to Jesus himself. It additionally indicates how dissent (the refusal to comply to the authority or doctrine of a longtime church) can create a extra open and devoted church this present day.

Read e-book online Evangelical Faith and the Challenge of Historical Criticism PDF

Chris Hays and Chris Ansberry interact within the brave job of revealing how evangelical students can soberly handle the hot-potato concerns in biblical scholarship, even applicable many severe insights, with out promoting out on what evangelicals ordinarily think. The members systematically deal with substantial issues like Pentateuchal feedback, pseudepigraphy and canon, issues of prophecy, the historic Jesus, and exemplify what it ability to perform a sort of 'faithful feedback' in terms of the Bible.

Read e-book online The Uncontrolling Love of God: An Open and Relational PDF

Hardly does a brand new theological place emerge to account good for all times on the earth, together with not just goodness and wonder but additionally tragedy and randomness. Drawing from Scripture, technology, philosophy and diverse theological traditions, Thomas Jay Oord deals a unique theology of providence―essential kenosis―that emphasizes God's inherently noncoercive love when it comes to production.

Download e-book for kindle: The Tragedy of Almightiness: Revaluing Ethical Life by Sybe Schaap

The Tragedy of Almightiness encircles the subject of human craving for omnipotence, as expressed in faith and diverse ideologies. The important query revolves round the topic of what--in pursuing such an severe strength of the will--man seeks to accomplish. whereas exploring the query, a thought-provoking hyperlink is made among faith and atheism; among the Biblical eager for God's promise and the Marxist attraction for guy to achieve that very same promise.

Extra resources for Between Humanist Philosophy and Apocalyptic Theology: The Twentieth Century Sojourn of Samuel Stefan Osusky

Example text

Download PDF sample

Between Humanist Philosophy and Apocalyptic Theology: The Twentieth Century Sojourn of Samuel Stefan Osusky by Paul R. Hinlicky


by Daniel
4.4

Rated 4.37 of 5 – based on 41 votes