Theological Method and Imagination

Theological Method and Imagination What kind of reality can be perceived when the core problems of theology are freed from dependency upon highly technical and arcane ways of thinking and speaking Writing with the logical clarity and c

  • Title: Theological Method and Imagination
  • Author: Julian N. Hartt Ray L. Hart
  • ISBN: 9781597528535
  • Page: 142
  • Format: Paperback
  • What kind of reality can be perceived when the core problems of theology are freed from dependency upon highly technical and arcane ways of thinking and speaking Writing with the logical clarity and critical acumen for which he is well known in theological circles, Julian N Hartt demonstrates the reality of theology s problems and shows how they can be perceived as partWhat kind of reality can be perceived when the core problems of theology are freed from dependency upon highly technical and arcane ways of thinking and speaking Writing with the logical clarity and critical acumen for which he is well known in theological circles, Julian N Hartt demonstrates the reality of theology s problems and shows how they can be perceived as part of a divine restiveness in living Hartt finds the demands of revelation to be most profoundly registered upon the imagination that power of the spirit by which the shape of things to come is grasped Sensing a great hunger for fresh approaches to fundamental theological concerns, Hartt presents a boldly original scholarly work In it the persistent theological puzzles about method are clarified, the elements of that method are described, and major historical controversies about method are critiqued Topics discussed include beliefs and reasons, knowing and proving God, faith and hope, authority and scripture, revelation and historical evidence.A significant contribution to theology, this book shows that theological method entails describing the ways in which faith makes sense Doing this, it speaks about incorrigible beliefs, those convictions so fundamental that without them the very sense of life and world would disappear Sensing that society has begun to think of theological matters as mere inventions of theologians, Hartt seeks to return to those fundamental questions that are the concrete situation of the serious minded Christian in the contemporary world About the Author Julian N Hartt Dr Hartt served as a minister of United Methodist churches in South Dakota He hastaught theology and philosophy at Berea College 1940 43 and Yale University 1943 53 and was Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology at Yale 1953 72 Hartt is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville

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