Where is God Now?


Henry, Martin (2013) Where is God Now? New Blackfriars, 94 (1053). pp. 495-507. ISSN 0028-4289

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Abstract

This article raises the question whether Christianity might itself, at least in part, be responsible for the modern waning of belief in God because of its New Testament teaching, unlike that of the Old Testament, that God is ‘love.’ After examining whether the Bible does in fact present two incompatible views of God, the article looks at some signs of how the traditional Western view of God might be changing, in response to modern sensibilities. It concludes by considering how it might still be possible to speak about the God of Christianity despite the new cultural conditions of today.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: God; love; evil; Franz Overbeck; modern world; humour;
Academic Unit: St Patrick's College, Maynooth > Faculty of Theology
Item ID: 4720
Depositing User: Martin Henry
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2014 17:44
Journal or Publication Title: New Blackfriars
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Refereed: Yes
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