The making of American liberal theology

crisis, irony, and postmodernity, 1950-2005
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Gary John Dorrien is an American social ethicist and theologian. He is the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York and Professor of Religion at Columbia University, both in New York City, and the author of 18 books on ethics, social theory, philosophy, theology, politics, and intellectual history/5.

The Making of American Liberal Theology In this first of a three-volume, comprehensive series, Gary Dorrien mixes theological analysis with historical and biographical detail to present the first comprehensive interpretation of American theological liberalism/5. Dorrien characterizes American liberal theology by its openness to historical criticism and evolutionary theory, its commitment to the authority of individual reason and experience, its conception of Christianity as an ethical way of life, and its commitment to make Christianity credible and socially relevant to modern :   The Paperback of the Making Of American Liberal Theology by Gary Dorrien at Barnes & Noble.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Gary Dorrien. Dorrien notes that, although liberal theology moved into elite academic institutions, its conceptual foundations were laid in the pulpit rather than the classroom.

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Dorrien: Edition: illustrated. In this book, the second of his three-volume history, Gary Dorrien explores American theological liberalism in its heyday--at the advent of the research university and the institutionally identified school.

He argues that in its prime theological liberalism effected a creative blending of theological schools, featured a tension between its evangelical and modernist impulses, and was fueled by. Gary Dorrien. The Making of American Liberal Theology: Imagining Progressive Religion (). Louisville, London: Westminster John Knox Press, See here to purchase the book.

Gary Dorrien taught at Kalamazoo College when he wrote this book. This book is the first of three volumes about American liberal theology. The Making of American Liberal Theology: Crisis, Irony and Postmodernity, () by Gary Dorrien Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any :   The making of American liberal theology: imagining progressive religion, Item PreviewPages: The making of American liberal theology.

[Gary J Dorrien] -- In this first of three volumes, Dorrien identifies the indigenous roots of American liberal theology and demonstrates a wider, longer-running tradition than has been thought. Dorrien characterizes American liberal theology by its openness to historical criticism and evolutionary theory, its commitment to the authority of individual reason and experience, its conception of Christianity as an ethical way of life, and its commitment to make Christianity credible and socially relevant to modern people/5(63).

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The Making of American Liberal Theology Imagining Progressive Religion (WJK ) is the first volume of Gary Dorrien’s magisterial three volume series on the history of American liberalism.

I don’t know much about Dorrien except that when he began the series he was at Kalamazoo College and now he is at Union Theological : Kevin Deyoung.

In my three-volume work, The Making of American Liberal Theology, I define liberal theology primarily by its original character as an attempt to create a progressive Christian alternative to established orthodoxies and a rising tide of rationalistic deism and atheism.

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Arguing that the indigenous roots of American liberal theology existed before the rise of Darwinism, Dorrien maintains that this tradition took shape in the nineteenth century and was motivated by a desire to map a progressive "third way" between authority-based orthodoxies and atheistic : Gary Dorrien.

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Pinn, Making a Way Out of No Way: A Womanist. Gary Dorrien is Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, New York. He is the author of numerous books, including the first two volumes of The Making of American Liberal Theology and The Barthian Revolt in Modern Theology—all available from Westminster John Knox Press/5(4).

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Westminster John Knox Press; 1 edition (February ).Alma mater: Alma College, Union Theological. Gary John Dorrien is an American social ethicist and theologian.

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He is the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York and Professor of Religion at Columbia University, both in New York City, and the author of 18 books on ethics, social theory, philosophy, theology, politics, and intellectual history/5.

Dorrien's earlier book The Making of American Liberal Theology: Imagining Progressive Religion emphasizes liberalism's emergence in the pastorate, while the current volume focuses on the faculty at these three schools. Most of the leading seminaries and divinity schools of mainline Protestantism came under liberal dominance in the first half of the .The Making of American Liberal Theology Idealism, Realism, and Modernity, Gary Dorrien.Today, the attitude of liberal theology—its underlying insistence of becoming relevant to each generation—has become the prevailing attitude of American culture.

Enlightenment Roots Liberal theology includes a wide variety of theological, philosophical, and biblical perspectives that have their roots in the European Enlightenment (c.