The domestication of transcendence : how modern thinking about God went wrong / William C. Placher.

By: Placher, William C. (William Carl), 1948-Publication details: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, c1996Edition: 1st edDescription: xii, 222 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 066425635X (acid-free paper)Subject(s): God -- History of doctrines | Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- Modern period, 1500- | Philosophy, Modern | GodDDC classification: 231/.09/03 LOC classification: BT98 | .P55 1996Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction : theology and modernity -- Three premodern theologies -- Aquinas on the unknowable God -- Luther, the cross, and the hidden God -- Calvin's rhetoric of faith -- Modern turn : God -- Domestication of God -- Domestication of grace -- Modern turn : God and the world -- Nearer that we are to ourselves -- Where God is and what God does : some modern problems -- Grace and works in modern thought -- Marginalization of the Trinity -- Some critical retrievals -- Image of the invisible God -- Evil and divine transcendence.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : theology and modernity -- Three premodern theologies -- Aquinas on the unknowable God -- Luther, the cross, and the hidden God -- Calvin's rhetoric of faith -- Modern turn : God -- Domestication of God -- Domestication of grace -- Modern turn : God and the world -- Nearer that we are to ourselves -- Where God is and what God does : some modern problems -- Grace and works in modern thought -- Marginalization of the Trinity -- Some critical retrievals -- Image of the invisible God -- Evil and divine transcendence.