Modern christian thought, volume ii (2° ed )


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This extensive book bestows readers with full expositions of the thought of the leading modern theologians and philosophers of religion since the eighteenth century Enlightenment. Modern Christian Thought provides the reader with ample, lucid, and scholarly summaries of the ideas of the leading theologians and religious thinkers in the Christian tradition of the past 300 years. KEY TOPICS: Gives the reader scholarly, up-to-date expositions and criticisms of the major thinkers in the Christian tradition since the eighteenth century and their importance for religious thought. Provides readers with background information on movements such as the Enlightenment, Romanticism, Idealism, Darwinism, Existentialism, and Liberation Theology. Covers thinkers such as David Hume, Immanuel Kant, J.J. Rousseau, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, J.G. Hamann, J.G. Herder, Louis Bautain, Maurice Blondel, Wilhelm Herrman, and many others. MARKET: Appropriate for readers interested in Modern and Contemporary Christian Thought and Theology as well as Twentieth-Century Religious Thought.

VOLUME I: Introduction: Modernity and Christianity.
1. The Enlightenment and Modern Christianity.
2. The Religion of Reason.
3. The Breakdown of the Religion of Reason.
4. Christianity and Romanticism: Protestant Thought.
5. Christianity and Speculative Idealism.
6. Romanticism and French Catholic Thought: Traditionalism and Fideism.
7. Romanticism and the Anglo-Catholic Revival: The Oxford Movement.
8. Catholic Thought in Germany and England: The T bingen School and John Henry Newman.
9. The Post-Hegelian Critique of Christianity in Germany.
10. The Encounter Between Science and Theology: Biblical Criticism and Darwinism.
11. The Ritschlian Theology and Protestant Liberalism.
12. Movements of Recovery and Conservation: The Princeton Theology.
13. Movements of Recovery and Conservation: Ultramontanism and the Neo-Thomistic Revival.
14. Roman Catholic Thought at the End of the Century: The New Apologetics and Modernism.
15. Kierkegaard and Nietzsche: Toward the Twentieth Century.

Volume I:

  • NEW Reorganizes content into two volumesVol. I covers the Enlightenment and the 19th century, Vol. II explores contemporary Christian thought in the 20th century.
    • Gives instructors greater course flexibility.
  • A comprehensive examination of major figures and movements in both Catholic and Protestant thought since the Enlightenment in both Europe and America.
    • Provides balanced coverage of both Catholic and Protestant thought.
  • Focus on developments in historical, philosophical, and apologetical theology The encounter between Christian ideas and modern philosophy, history, and the natural sciences, rather than the development of particular doctrines per se.
    • Shows students the context in which a movem