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Picking up the pieces

Author: W Fred Graham
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Eerdmans, [1975]
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Graham, W. Fred, 1930-
Picking up the pieces.
Grand Rapids : Eerdmans, [1975]
(OCoLC)643662101
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Fred Graham
OCLC Number: 1103182
Description: 232 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I: hard times for religion --
A rational, secular world --
The death of God --
A glance at secular theology --
Negative theological responses to secularization --
Secularization denied: the evidence used wrongly --
Secularization denied: religion redefined --
Secularization denied: merely a byproduct of societal imbalance --
The religious institution in modern society: The problem of fragmentary existence --
The religious institution in modern society: roles of the religious institution in a fragmented society --
Substitutes for religion in secular society --
The role of the city in secularization and religion --
Evidences for desecularization: the counterculture --
Evidences for desecularization: the Jesus movement --
Evidences for desecularization: ecstatic religion today --
If I were a pastor --
Part II: building a theology for the times --
How to make a theology: a guide to good taste --
Science and religion: four metaphors --
In search of a metaphor --
Creativity as metaphor --
Personality as metaphor --
Problem solving and value affirmation --
Evil and death --
Eschatology: the end of society --
Eschatology: personality and death --
Church and Israel: social forms and elect communities --
Election and mystery.
Responsibility: W. Fred Graham.

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