By Joerg Rieger
Rieger bargains an enlightening strategy to comprehend the manager strands or recommendations in theology this day and a invaluable idea for resituating theology round the an important factor of inclusion. He sees 4 competing vectors at paintings in trendy Christian theology: Theology of identification (liberal theology, represented by way of Schleiermacher and based within the self), Theology of distinction (dialectical theology, represented through Barth and based within the fully Other), Theology and the Postmodern (postcritical theology, represented through Lindbeck and based at the text), and Theology and the bottom (liberation theology, represented by means of Gutierrez and others and based within the pursuits of the opposite person).
Further, Rieger is going directly to suggest that every of those is ultimately exclusionary and elitist; the mass of humanity and the globe's such a lot urgent difficulties don't invade this cathedral, and in many ways the industry itself has changed God. spiritual notion can stay manageable merely whilst it really is grounded in an openness that reaches past the worldwide industry and postmodern squabbles, opinions its personal complicity within the state of affairs, and resituates itself in show dedication to these skipped over of modern "gated community".
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