Kantian Reason and Hegelian Spirit: The Idealistic Logic of Modern Theology

Kantian Reason and Hegelian Spirit: The Idealistic Logic of Modern Theology

Author(s): Gary Dorrien

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012 02:09AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470673317

Online ISBN: 9781444355918

DOI: 10.1002/9781444355918

Series Editor(s): Gary Dorrien

About this Book

Winner: 2012 The American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence in Theology and Religious Studies, PROSE Award.

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

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