TITLE

THEOLOGY TODAY

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
April 1990
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1990, Issue 2, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the definitions of contemporary theology. Establishment of an orthodoxy that the Gospel is defined in terms of political liberalism; Reasons for the intellectual laziness of theologians; Characteristics of moral passion.
ACCESSION #
17725505

 

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