The Trinity in German Thought by Samuel M. PowellThe Trinity in German Thought by Samuel M. Powell

The Trinity in German Thought

bySamuel M. Powell

Paperback | January 8, 2009

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This book is about the Christian doctrine of the Trinity as it has developed in Germany. It argues there are three main ideas in that development: first, the way in which the Trinity has been seen as similar to the human self; second, the way in which differing understandings of revelation have affected people's attitude toward the doctrine; and third, the ways in which differing understandings of the conception of history have affected people's attitudes toward the doctrine.
Title:The Trinity in German ThoughtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:292 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.67 inPublished:January 8, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521092922

ISBN - 13:9780521092920


Table of Contents

Foreword; Introduction; 1. Martin Luther and Philip Melanchthon; 2. Between scholastic theology and enlightenment; 3. The critical enlightenment; 4. Hegel; 5. Liberal theology; 6. The twentieth century; Conclusion.

Editorial Reviews

"Particularly for students of Leibniz, German idealism in general, and Hegel in particular, this book will be an invaluable source of information about the historical and theological context within which these philosophies need to be interpreted." Philosophy in Review