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NOTES on Paul Tillich (1886-1965): Religious Symbols

Paul Tillich is an important theologian who argued that if we are to talk about God, our language must be symbolic. He argues that symbols open up new levels of reality and of meaning. Tillich argues that symbols are an … Continue reading

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NOTES on Paul Tillich (1886-1965): Faith as Ultimate Concern

Paul Tillich’s concept of faith as ultimate concern is fascinating. According to Tillich, “Faith is the state of being ultimately concerned: the dynamics of faith are the dynamics of man’s ultimate concern.” All of us have many concerns. Certainly we … Continue reading

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NOTES on Paul Tillich (1886-1965): “Moralisms and Morality: Theonomous Ethics”

Does religion have anything to offer to ethics? Certainly, an atheist can behave very morally — many of the most moral people I have known have been atheists. Also, many countries and cultures that existed before the time of Abraham … Continue reading

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