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The first English translation of Troeltsch's Glaubenslehre. The first attempt to do systematic theology from a deep Christian commitment with full awareness of Christianity's social and historical relativity.
Paperback, 356 pages
Published April 1st 1991 by Augsburg Fortress Publishing
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A very well done and readable translation of an important theologian. The reader today would find much familiar in his thought. Using the twin pillars of rationalism and a theology of experience (following Schleiermacher) Troeltsch portrays the Christian faith in relative terms. It is not a faith I would espouse. However just because one disagrees should not mean one does not read. One who wishes to study the great 20th century theologians Barth, Bultmann, Tillich, Brunner, Niebuhr and ...more