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The Historical Method in Debate

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter analyses German Protestant theologian Ernst Troeltsch's early studies concerning the connection between history and religion and his role in the formulation of a systematic theology of ... More


Christ without Absolutes: A Study of the Christology of Ernst Troeltsch

Sarah Coakley

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263746
eISBN:
9780191682643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263746.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Can Christians continue to worship Jesus Christ as the full, final, and ‘absolute’ revelation of God in an age of historical relativism, an expanding universe, and the impinging of other world faiths ... More


Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Mark Chapman

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book discusses the ethical implications of German liberal theology in the early years of the 20th century. It seeks to understand a much neglected period on its own terms. The leading figure, ... More


Re-Establishing the Unified Vision: Troeltsch's Ethical Theology

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter examines how Ernst Troeltsch developed a fully-fledged ethical theology as he sought to add an historical perspective on his philosophy of religion and history. Troeltsch had always ... More


Troeltsch's Constructive Ethics

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Ernst Troeltsch's attempt to realize his ethical theology in the context of an increasingly fragmented and dismembered society. It details how Troeltsch created a new ... More


Introduction

Sarah Coakley

in Christ without Absolutes: A Study of the Christology of Ernst Troeltsch

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263746
eISBN:
9780191682643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263746.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The problem of Christian faith's relation to history is a profound one which exercises all thinking Christian believers. However, the issues at stake are complex. There is of course the perennial ... More


Struggles over Epistemology: The Religious A Priori

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the use of Kantian philosophy in theology which took hold with the revived interest in things Kantian in Germany following the centenary of 1904. The principal theme that ... More


Kant, Materialism, and Theology

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter examines how the disputes which dominated the theological arena in Germany were mirrored in the philosophical debates with which many theologians were occupied in the first decades of ... More


Introduction

in Sociological Beginnings: The First Conference of the German Society for Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853237990
eISBN:
9781781380734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237990.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The introduction looks at the emergence of sociology and presents a brief biography of the five main key speakers whose works are collected in this book to trace their relevance in how the science of ... More


Theology in 1914

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to offer an interpretation of the liberal theology of Wilhelmine Germany focusing on its public profile and engagement with the broader ... More


Joachim Wach between the George Circle and Weber’s Typology of Religious Communities

Hans G. Kippenberg

in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Kippenberg explores the differing contexts within which Joachim Wach’s thought has been situated: those of Max Weber and the George Circle. Kippenberg demonstrates the ambiguous relationship of Wach ... More


Weimar Philosophy and the Crisis of Historical Thinking

Charles Bambach

in Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter addresses the philosophy of history and the so-called crisis of historicism. For proponents of the Weimar “crisis theology,” the breakdown of historical norms and values had led to a ... More


Calvin in the Plural: The Diversity of Modern Interpretations of Calvinism, Especially in Germany and the English-Speaking World

Friedrich Wilhelm Graf, Irena Backus, and Susanna Gebhardt

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

While confessional hostility between Lutherans and Calvinists marked German history from the sixteenth century to the eighteenth century, reflection about the distinguishing characteristics of these ... More


Sociological Beginnings: The First Conference of the German Society for Sociology

Christopher Adair-Toteff

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853237990
eISBN:
9781781380734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314100
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is a translated edition of five of the nine papers and the responses presented at the first conference of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) that was held in 1910. These are seminal ... More


Beyond Troeltsch and Barth

Michael Mawson

in Christ Existing as Community: Bonhoeffer's Ecclesiology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198826460
eISBN:
9780191865428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826460.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, situates Bonhoeffer’s dissertation in relation to broader tensions between liberal and dialectical theology in early twentieth-century Germany, as exemplified by the work of Ernst ... More


The Self-Questioning of Early Modern Religiosity?

Kaspar Von Greyerz and Thomas Dunlap

in Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327656
eISBN:
9780199851478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327656.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The chapter describes the dynamic contained in the early modern religiosity that brought about the gradual relativization of religion's central place in social life. The author discusses how Max ... More


Personalizing Faith

Kevin W. Hector

in The Theological Project of Modernism: Faith and the Conditions of Mineness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198722649
eISBN:
9780191789342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722649.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Ritschl’s claims (a) that Christianity enables persons to rise above nature and experience a new kind of wholeness; (b) that faith in God’s forgiveness is crucial to this ... More


Revelation: Correlative Concept

Paul M. Collins

in Trinitarian Theology: West and East: Karl Barth, the Cappadocian Fathers, and John Zizioulas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270324
eISBN:
9780191683985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270324.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the Church Dogmatics, ‘revelation’ plays a central role owing to Karl Barth's endeavour to provide answers to the epistemological problematic arising from the Enlightenment and from the ... More


Going Dutch in the Modern Age

John Halsey Wood

in Going Dutch in the Modern Age: Abraham Kuyper's Struggle for a Free Church in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199920389
eISBN:
9780199980383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920389.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the thesis of the book: changes in the social landscape precipitated a need to reconceive of the nature and role of the church in the nineteenth century, which Abraham Kuyper ... More


Pragmatism and Historicism: Mead’s Philosophy of Temporality and the Logic of Historiography

Hans Joas

in The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226376943
eISBN:
9780226377131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377131.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Hans Joas explores the similarities between American pragmatism and German historicism in the nineteenth century—similarities that were often ignored because of cultural differences between the ... More


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