Thinking through the Death of God: A Critical Companion to Thomas J. J. Altizer

SUNY Press
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Beyond Theodicy analyzes the rising tide of objections to explanations and justifications for why God permits evil and suffering in the world. In response to the Holocaust, striking parallels have emerged between major Jewish and Christian thinkers centering on practical faith approaches that offer meaning within suffering. Author Sarah K. Pinnock focuses on Jewish thinkers Martin Buber and Ernst Bloch and Christian thinkers Gabriel Marcel and Johann Baptist Metz to present two diverse rejections of theodicy, one existential, represented by Buber and Marcel, and one political, represented by Bloch and Metz. Pinnock interweaves the disciplines of philosophy of religion, post-Holocaust thought, and liberation theology to formulate a dynamic vision of religious hope and resistance.
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About the author

Lissa McCullough is Assistant Professor of Religion at Muhlenberg College.

Brian Schroeder is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology and is the author of Altared Ground: Levinas, History, and Violence.

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Publisher
SUNY Press
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Published on
Feb 29, 2012
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Pages
284
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ISBN
9780791484395
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Religious
Religion / Christian Theology / General
Religion / Theology
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