In this thought-provoking new work, the world renowned theologian Gary Dorrien reveals how Kantian and post-Kantian idealism were instrumental in the foundation and development of modern Christian theology.
- Presents a radical rethinking of the roots of modern theology
- Reveals how Kantian and post-Kantian idealism were instrumental in the foundation and development of modern Christian theology
- Shows how it took Kant's writings on ethics and religion to launch a fully modern departure in religious thought
- Dissects Kant's three critiques of reason and his moral conception of religion
- Analyzes alternative arguments offered by Schleiermacher, Schelling, Hegel, and others - moving historically and chronologically through key figures in European philosophy and theology
- Presents notoriously difficult and intellectual arguments in a lucid and accessible manner
Keywords: Contemporary Theology, Kant, Hegel, Barth, Schleiermacher, Contemporary, British, theology, historicism, Kantian idealism