New PDF release: Schleiermacher on Christian Consciousness of God's Work in

By Abraham Varghese Kunnuthara,Terrence N. Tice

ISBN-10: 1556352158

ISBN-13: 9781556352157

This paintings is a clean, surprisingly lucid method of Christian theology and interfaith discussion from India. Its easy target is to envision "the Christian awareness of God's paintings in history"--redemption background in the whole  history of the world. It makes use of Christian Faith by means of Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834) as its major textual content, so one can view this topic "in a reversed order from how it is gifted there." This technique, which facilities on God's "new production" in Christ, results in an incisive knowing of Christianity's relation to different modes of faith. Throughout, Dr. Kunnuthara compares the concept of one other Indian Christian chief steeped in Hindu suggestion, Pandippedi Chenchiah (1886-1959), to let renewed interfaith discussion throughout a large spectrum.

"Abraham Kunnuthara has written a good conceived and inventive ebook, delivering a analyzing of the Christian religion that offers its theology 'in reverse'--beginning no longer from the advent yet from the subject of redemption in Christ as awarded later partly . This procedure opens novel entry to the Christological and historic personality of Schleiermacher's dogmatics, insofar because it highlights the purpose that Christian awareness of God's paintings in heritage is similar with God's paintings in Jesus. The booklet is an insightful success. i'll suggest it to scholars as an excellent source for enticing Schleiermacher."
--Thomas E. Reynolds, writer of The damaged entire: Philosophical Steps towards a Theology of world Solidarity

"Kunnuthara innovatively and elegantly crosses limitations which will profoundly remove darkness from Christian adventure of divine windfall. He creatively works among Indian and Western Christianity, among educational and useful theological discourses, and among doctrinal and experiential beginning issues. This rigorously written publication convincingly demonstrates the ability of cross-cultural exam of doctrines to amplify and to refine Christian faith's self-understanding."
--Catherine L. Kelsey, Dean of the Chapel and religious lifestyles, Iliff university of Theology and writer of Thinking approximately Christ with Schleiermacher and Schleiermacher's Preaching, Dogmatics, and Biblical Criticism

"As the consultant of Kunnuthara's study, i'm satisfied to commend his paintings as an Indian professor who's inquisitive about East-West discussion. He examines Schleiermacher as a bridge to figuring out alternative ways of religion. utilizing Chenchiah besides, he permits discussion that's invaluable within the modern world."
--Lanier Burns, Dallas Theological Seminary

Abraham Varghese Kunnuthara is an East-West informed theologian from the Marthoma Church in South India. He teaches on the Union Biblical Seminary in Pune, Maharashtra, India, a massive graduate tuition serving many smaller denominations there, together with these of the lower castes.

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