The Cambridge Companion to Friedrich Schleiermacher (Cambridge Companions to Religion)

Often called the 'Father of contemporary theology' Friedrich Schleiermacher is certainly the most very important theologians within the heritage of Christianity. not just appropriate to theology, he additionally made major contributions in parts of philosophy akin to hermeneutics, ethics, philosophy of faith and the research of Plato, and he was once sooner than his time in espousing one of those proto-feminism. Divided into 3 components, this significant other bargains first of all with components of Schleiermacher's philosophy, similar to metaphysics, epistemology of non secular wisdom, ethics, hermeneutics, and contributions to Plato scholarship. It is going directly to talk about theological issues equivalent to sin and redemption and Christology, and the ultimate part is dedicated to Schleiermacher's figuring out of tradition. this is often the 1st e-book in English introducing readers to the entire vital facets of Schleiermacher's suggestion in a scientific manner, containing essays through the superior Schleiermacher students in Germany and within the English-speaking international.

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He's the writer of diverse books and articles facing issues corresponding to Kant’s philosophy, early idealism and early romanticism, hermeneutics, neo-structuralism and selfconsciousness from the viewpoint of either analytic and continental traditions. His paintings on self-consciousness has laid the foundation for discussion between analytic and continental traditions. His books, too quite a few to checklist, were translated into a number of languages and contain Das individuelle Allgemeine. Textstrukturierung und -interpretation nach Schleiermacher (1977), used to be ist Neostrukturalismus? (1983) Das Sagbare und das Unsagbare (1989), Der kommende Gott (1982, accelerated variation 2003), Unendliche Anna¨herung (1997), and Selbstgefu¨hl (2002). B. A. Gerrish is John Nuveen Professor Emeritus on the college of Chicago Divinity institution and a Fellow of the yankee Academy of Arts and Sciences. between his books pertinent to the current quantity are culture and the fashionable international: Reformed Theology within the 19th Century and carrying on with the Reformation: Essays on smooth spiritual concept. Christine Helmer is affiliate Professor of Theology at Claremont university of Theology in Claremont, California. She is the writer of The Trinity and Martin Luther: A research at the courting among style, Language and the Trinity in Luther’s Works (1523–1546) (1999), in addition to co-editor of a couple of edited volumes together with Schleiermachers Dialektik: Die Liebe zum Wissen in Philosophie und Theologie (2003) with Christiane Kranich and Birgit Rehme-Iffert, and Schleiermacher and Whitehead: Open structures in discussion (2004) in co-operation with Marjorie Suchocki, John Quiring, and Katie Goetz. Eilert Herms is Professor and Dean of the Evangelical Theological college at Tu ¨bingen. From 1996 to 2002 he served as chair of the Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft fu¨r Theologie and is at the moment the director of the Institut fu ¨r Ethik at Tu ¨bingen. he's the writer of various scholarly articles and books together with Herkunft, Entfaltung und erste Gestalt des structures der Wissenschaften bei Schleiermacher (1974), Menschsein im Werden: Studien zu Schleiermacher (2003) List of members xi and Von Glaubenseinheit zur Kirchengemeinschaft (2003). With Gu ¨nter Meckenstock, he's co-editor of KGA 1. four (2002). David E. Klemm is Professor of Philosophical Theology within the division of spiritual reviews within the university of Liberal Arts and Sciences on the collage of Iowa. His examine pursuits comprise a brand new venture on ‘‘theological humanism’’ as a positive notion for present theology of tradition, in addition to ongoing contributions to reviews of Paul Ricoeur and Friedrich Schleiermacher inside of their respective cultural contexts. Julia A. Lamm is affiliate Professor of Theology at Georgetown collage. She is writer of The residing God: Schleiermacher’s Theological Appropriation of Spinoza (1996), in addition to a number of articles on Schleiermacher’s theology, philosophy, and ethics. She is presently writing Schleiermacher’s Plato: the development of a brand new Platonism, the study for which she started whereas an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow in Berlin.

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