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God in Postmodernity

Henry, Martin (1998) God in Postmodernity. Irish Theological Quarterly, 63 (1). pp. 3-21.

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Abstract

The aim of this article is to suggest that the notoriously vague terms ‘postmodernism’ and ‘postmodernity’ can in fact plausibly be construed as referring to one aspect of the secularisation of Christian theological ideas, including of course the idea of God, that has been in progress since the Enlightenment, if not before. This interpretation, which some may judge tendentious, is advanced briefly towards the end of the article, but an attempt is first made to situate postmodernism historically in the contemporary world.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Postmodernity
Subjects: Arts, Celtic Studies & Philosophy > Theology
Item ID: 625
Depositing User: Martin Henry
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2007
Journal or Publication Title: Irish Theological Quarterly
Publisher: Pontifical University Maynooth
Refereed: Yes
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