Existentialism. Front Cover. John Macquarrie. Westminster, – Philosophy – pages Existentialism, Volume 5 · John Macquarrie Snippet view – An Existentialist Theology by John Macquarrie, and: Journey. Through Dread by Arland Ussher (review). Kevin Wall. The Thomist: A Speculative Quarterly. for the first time in his pages should also have advance beyond this best of introductions. Laurence Bright, o.p.. An Existentialist Theology. By John Macquarrie.

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Henry Sloane Coffin Joseph C. Skip to main content. Flynn – – Sterling. Views Read Edit View history. University Press of America, Richard rated it it was ok Apr 29, And so, as difficult as it is to intelligibly explain our experiences and encounters of God, we can learn from Macquarrie that we ought to let our experience of Being in our being speak for itself, or, in other words, our theological language must be as open as our encounter with the openness of God as Being itself.

His widow, Jenny, died in August Myth After exploring language and a theology of God as Being, we must further investigate as to how we speak of God as Being. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Existentialism in Continental Philosophy. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jaspers, The Perennial Scope of Philosophy, 16ff.


At such times, he shows, it has derived much benefit from the contact through deeper insight into itself but also much harm by being absorbed into the lower science such as occurred in the nineteenth century when Hegelian dialectics and liberal modernism simply swallowed up the Christian belief. Fournelle, existentialisn the clearest and johhn coherent language available.

View freely available titles: Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Fournelle, 4 Macquarrie is arguing for in this model are two things.

His supervisor was Ian Henderson who, despite having been a pupil of Karl Barth at Baslewas theologically more closely aligned with his disputant, Rudolf Bultmann. Only God, I suppose, could make such a judgment.

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His most important philosophical influence is the work of Martin Heidegger. Starting from subjectivity, from which he excluded all universality and all categories, he was unable, as was only to be expected, to rise to a universal position.

Principles of Christian Theology. Ryan rated it ojhn was ok Apr 22, Science Logic and Mathematics.

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Union Seminary Quarterly Review. Retrieved 4 October Thus Barth, for example, having been impressed with this danger through the sad experience of the last century, completely opposes a meeting of the two.

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The author contends macqarrie this insight, presupposed to theological inquiry, is most perfectly provided for by existentialism which alone renders a true ontological picture of the theological subject. Fournelle, 6 fully into consideration the ontological claims of the community. McGill University Press, Existentialism, according to Macquarrie, begins with humanity rather than nature, and so is subjective-oriented more than objective-oriented, for the human is the subject in existence.

Analogy assumes that there must be 15 GT, Timothy Bradshaw, writing in the Handbook of Anglican Theologiansdescribed Macquarrie as “unquestionably Anglicanism’s most distinguished systematic theologian in the second half of the 20th century. Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity — This article has no associated abstract.

Through the Lens of Merleau-Ponty: God Second, what is religious experience? It serves to elucidate cognition and commitment; the symbol illuminates our understanding of that which is symbolizes and instills in us a response to it. Westminster- Philosophy – pages.

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