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An examined faith : social context and religious commitment

Author: James Luther Adams; George K Beach
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"James Luther Adams has been a major force in American social ethics and liberal theology for more than half a century, from his work with anti-Nazi preachers in Germany in the late 1930s through his teaching at the University of Chicago and the Harvard Divinity School. In this latest collection of his inimitable essays, Adams explores the role of faith among the "communion of free spirits," from Paul Tillich to  Read more...
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Named Person: James Luther Adams; James Luther Adams; James Luther Adams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Luther Adams; George K Beach
ISBN: 080701611X 9780807016114
OCLC Number: 22625192
Description: xi, 384 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: James Luther Adams ; edited and with an introduction by George K. Beach.

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"James Luther Adams has been a major force in American social ethics and liberal theology for more than half a century, from his work with anti-Nazi preachers in Germany in the late 1930s through his teaching at the University of Chicago and the Harvard Divinity School. In this latest collection of his inimitable essays, Adams explores the role of faith among the "communion of free spirits," from Paul Tillich to Carl Sandburg, Jesus to Pope John XXIII. Adams encounters religion both in the "storms of our times" and in his own life and work. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.

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