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Wrestling with angels : conversations in modern theology

Author: Rowan Williams; Mike Higton
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2007.
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Wrestling with Angels gathers writings by Rowan Williams, spanning the years 1980-2000. It focuses on his engagement with a range of modern theologians and philosophers - Hegel, Wittgenstein, Barth, Bonhoeffer, Balthasar, Simone Weil, Marilyn McCord Adams, and more. Key themes explored in this volume include negative theology, postmodernity, violence, innocence, divine action, and the nature of historical  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rowan Williams; Mike Higton
ISBN: 9780802827265 0802827268
OCLC Number: 85851490
Description: xxv, 305 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Lossky, the via negativa and the foundations of theology --
Hegel and the gods of postmodernity --
Logic and spirit in Hegel --
Between politics and metaphysics : reflections in the wake of Gillian Rose --
Balthasar and difference --
Balthasar, Rahner and the apprehension of being --
Barth on the triune God --
Barth, war and the state --
Girard on violence, society and the sacred --
The suspicion of suspicion : Wittgenstein and Bonhoeffer --
Simone Weil and the necessary non-existence of God --
'Religious realism' : on not quite agreeing with Don Cupitt --
Redeeming sorrows : Marilyn McCord Adams and the defeat of evil --
Maurice Wiles and doctrinal criticism.
Responsibility: Rowan Williams ; edited by Mike Higton.
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Wrestling with Angels gathers writings by Rowan Williams, spanning the years 1980-2000. It focuses on his engagement with a range of modern theologians and philosophers - Hegel, Wittgenstein, Barth, Bonhoeffer, Balthasar, Simone Weil, Marilyn McCord Adams, and more. Key themes explored in this volume include negative theology, postmodernity, violence, innocence, divine action, and the nature of historical development in theology.--From publisher's description.

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