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The absoluteness of Christianity and the history of religions.

Ernst Troeltsch

The absoluteness of Christianity and the history of religions.

by Ernst Troeltsch

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Published by John Knox Press in Richmond .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity -- Essence, genius, nature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIntrod. by James Luther Adams. Translated by David Reid.
    SeriesResearch in theology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT60 .T7613 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p.
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5077919M
    ISBN 100804204624
    LC Control Number74133242

      It is the eighth book in this series by Mariasusai Dhavamony, professor of Christian theology and the phenomenology of religions at the Pontifical Gregorian University at Rome and a recognized specialist in the field of Christianity and Asian religions (primarily Hinduism). The book is divided into three parts. The history of Buddhism goes back to what is now Bodh Gaya, India almost six centuries before Christianity, making it one of the oldest religions still being practiced.. The origins of Christianity go back to Roman Judea in the early first century. The four canonical gospels date from around 70–90 AD, the Pauline epistles having been written before them around 50–60 AD.

    This book provides a guide and critical extension to contemporary controversies in the theology of religions and interfaith dialogue. It addresses questions raised through certain postmodern theologies (which present an option herein termed ‘particularity’), which suggest that the whole enterprise of the theology of religions, as currently understood, is fundamentally misguided Pages: The book, So, What's the Difference? by Fritz Ridenour tells the story of how the world's religions came to be, how they work, and how they compare to the Christian faith. After reading this book I certainly more informed on not just my own religions but the other ones around the world/5.

    The Absoluteness of Christianity and the History of Religions By Ernst Troeltsch In this seminal work, pioneering theologian Ernst Troeltsch raises the question, how can we pass be. The notion of the absoluteness of Christianity derives from the philosophy of German Idealism, not from theology itself. From the outset, therefore, theology must beware lest an inappropriate attitude should be thrust upon it from without. Christianity is based on a historical revelation and .


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The absoluteness of Christianity and the history of religions by Ernst Troeltsch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Troeltsch struggled for several decades to understand how the role of history and culture affected development of religion. He moved from a view that Christianity was the `absolute' religious view (as postulated in this book ) to a view that Christianity was absolutely true, for Christians ().Cited by: Troeltsch struggled for several decades to understand how the role of history and culture affected development of religion.

He moved from a view that Christianity was the `absolute' religious view (as postulated in this book ) to a view that Christianity was absolutely true, for Christians ().5/5(2). In this seminal work, pioneering theologian Ernst Troeltsch raises the question, how can we pass beyond the diversity with which history presents us to norms for our faith and for our judgments about life.

He trenchantly probes the issue of how one religion--when viewed historically in the context of other world religions--can be universally and absolutely true. The Absoluteness Of Christianity And The History Of Religions book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this seminal work, pionee /5(10). How can one religion, in context with others in the world, be fully and universally true. A pioneering German theologian in the philosophy of religion, Troeltsch unflinchingly confronted this issue in the 19th centuryand his constructive conclusions on historical relativism continue to be significant in the postmodern era.

pages, softcover from Westminster/John : Get this from a library. The absoluteness of Christianity and the history of religions. [Ernst Troeltsch]. Background of the problem of the absoluteness of Christianity --Reexamination of the evolutionary apologetic --Historical relativity and norms of value --Christianity: focal point and culmination of all religious developments --Usefulness of this approach --Two types of absoluteness.

Christianity and the Religions Book Summary: In this incisive and important volume, Jacques Dupuis offers new insights on the most important issue facing Christian theology today -- giving an account of Christian faith as Christians go more deeply along the road of dialogue and collaboration with the followers of other religious traditions.

His task is to square a dogmatic circle. He trenchantly probes the issue of how one religion--when viewed historically in the context of other world religions--can be universally and absolutely true. Though many others since have explored the issue of historical relativism and religious truth, few have done so with Troeltsch's determination and incisiveness, and for this he has made a.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Absoluteness of Christianity and the History of Religions by Ernst Troeltsch (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The Absoluteness of Christianity and the History of Religions Paper - Ernst Troeltsch: Westminster John Knox Press In this seminal work, pioneering theologian Ernst Troeltsch raises the question, how can we pass beyond the diversity with which history presents us to norms for our faith and for our judgments about life.

He trenchantly probes the issue of how one rel. The absoluteness of Christianity and the history of religions (Research in theology) by Troeltsch, Ernst and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Abstract.

Ernst Troeltsch’s famous book The Absoluteness of Christianity () focused on what has always been from the point of view of the Christian church the central issue in its relationship to other streams of religious life.

Until fairly recently it was a virtually universal Christian assumption, an implicit dogma with almost credal status, that Christ/the Christian gospel Cited by: Click to read more about The Absoluteness of Christianity and the History of Religions by Ernst Troeltsch.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All about The Absoluteness of Christianity and the History of Religions by Ernst Troeltsch. The questions Troeltsch poses in this book remain utterly significant Author: Ernst Troeltsch.

He wrote and lectured extensively on the impact of history for the modern interpretation of Christian faith. He was also a key figure in the establishment of the sociology of religion and social ethics as academic disciplines through his magisterial work, The Social Teaching of the Christian Churches.

Ernst Troeltsch and Comparative Theology examines the methodological attempts of Ernst Troeltsch and Robert Neville for discerning Christian investigation of Troeltsch focuses on his treatment of the absoluteness of Christianity and highlights the crisis brought upon absolute religious claims by the study of the history of religions.

The Absoluteness of Christianity and the History of Religions (Research in Theology) by Troeltsch, Ernst.John Knox Press. ISBN See Item Details One Stop Shop Bookstore.

AVERAGE. Memphis, TN, USA $ $Price: $ More editions of The absoluteness of Christianity and the history of religions (Research in theology): The absoluteness of Christianity and the history of religions (Research in theology): ISBN () Hardcover, John Knox Press,   In summary, religious pluralism seeks to argue that all religions reach the same goal and denies the particularity of Christianity based upon its understanding of salvation, history, the various world religions, and a reinterpretation of Christian doctrines.

Yet these oppositions to Christian particularity do not stand as valid. Export Citations. The options below allow you to export the current entry into plain text or into your citation manager. New Testament Disunity and the Problem of the Absoluteness of Christianity.

Toward a Universal View. John Charlot. In my book, New Testament Disunity, I confined myself to the inner-Christian significance of disunity: its bearing on problem of authority, tradition, creeds, church organization, the ecumenical movement, and so on. In this paper, I would like to sketch its significance for the.

Pannenberg credits Ernst Troeltsch for having pointed out the problematic character of a general concept of religion. See Pannenberg, "Toward a Theology of the History of Religions," p. In his watershed work, The Absoluteness of Christianity and the History of Religion (; E.T.: tr.

David Reid, intro. James Luther Adams [Richmond, VA.Troeltsch's theological commitments made it difficult for him to dispense entirely with Christianity's universal truth claims, and he grappled throughout his life with the problem of Christianity's historical relativity.

This problem was related to his early interest in the history-of-religions school.