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By David J. Hawkin

ISBN-10: 0889201935

ISBN-13: 9780889201934

during this re–examination of the roots of the connection among faith and technological know-how, David Hawkin specializes in the idea that of autonomy as he explores the query: Is there continuity and compatibility among the autonomy that underlies Christian religion and the function of person freedom within the technological age?

What makes this paintings relatively worthwhile is Professor Hawkin’s evaluate of the theological, philosophical, political, mental, and sociological works that experience shaped our rules of the character of either Christianity and modernity — Reimarus, Strauss, Schweitzer, and Bultmann at the quest for the ancient Jesus; Bauer and Turner on Christian religion and perform; Machiavelli, Nietzsche, Darwin, Freud, and Marx on our historicity; Gogarten, Cox, and Bonhoeffer who verify our autonomy within the technological method; Ellul and George who deny it.

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