New Essays in Religious Naturalism

New Essays in Religious Naturalism

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qThe essays in this volume were selected from those presented at a Conference on American Religious Thought sponsored by the Highlands Institute for American Religious Thought, at Highlands, North Carolina.q qThe Highlands Institute is a community of productive scholars with diverse theological and philosophical perspectives. The Institute contributes to the academic study of religion through interpretive, critical, and constructive reflections whose principal focus is on distinctively American religious thought. It fosters broad discussion of relevant options through its sponsorship of conferences, seminars, workshops, and publications.q qThe work of the Institute emphasizes (1) the interface between theology and philosophy, especially where theological efforts have utilized the American philosophical tradition; (2) the history and development of liberal religious thought in America; (3) themes pertinent to the qChicago Schoolq of theology, and (4) naturalism in American theology and philosophy.q--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedKaufmana#39;s analysis led him to conclude that religious experience is never the aquot; raw, preconceptual, prelinguistic experienceaquot; ... For Kaufman, our common language provides our principal foundation for theological analysis and construction.

Title:New Essays in Religious Naturalism
Author:Creighton Peden, Highlands Institute for American Religious Thought
Publisher:Mercer University Press - 1994


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