Kantian Reason and Hegelian Spirit
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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