To understand and engage with the theology of Gabriel Vahanian we should begin by considering the four quotes that sit as signposts at the start of The Death . Anonymous God (Contemporary Religious Thought) Feb 13, by Gabriel Vahanian · Paperback. $$ $ In Stock. More Buying Choices. Gabriel Vahanian (born ) is a French-born Protestant Christian theologian who is most remembered as a “Death of God” theologian, along with Thomas J.J. .

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The question at the time was whether we had arrived in a post-Christian era — a salient question as we wrestled with two world wars and the advent of the nuclear age. He was very distinguished in his interests in the relationship between literature and theology, and between culture and religion. Unlike others in the God-is-dead… Picasa. Darius Liddell marked it as to-read May 21, He cannot bahanian used merely as a hypothesis, whether epistemologicalscientific, or existential, unless we should draw gzbriel degrading conclusion that ‘God is reasons.

Vahanian often joined his like-minded colleagues in public forums, but gariel was not in lock step with them theologically. Carlos rated it liked it Sep 08, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

The Death of God by Gabriel Vahanian

By the middle of the decade, however, a massive upheaval was underway in American society vahaniaan Vahanian, a little-known Syracuse University professor of religion, found himself at the center of a furious national debate.


Sam marked it as to-read Dec 01, Copyright Los Angeles Times. Vahanian remained at Syracuse for 26 years, leaving for France in to accept an appointment at Protestant Theological Faculty in Strasbourg.

At Syracuse he held the Eliphalet Remington chair in Religion from toand then the Jeanette Kittredge Watson chair in Religion fromand founded in and was the first director of the graduate studies program in religion.

Photo by Susan Kahn. Sure, sure, it seems obvious now, but the s in America were the site of a seeming “revival”. September 16, Elaine Woo.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Johan Van marked it as to-read May vhanian, I began to think that perhaps I had something to contribute in the field of religious thought.

Steve Kerby rated it it was amazing Aug 06, This religiosity Vahanian names as idolatry, a belief in belief rather than anything more authent Lucid, prescient book from arguing that Western culture is post-Christian.

In memory of Gabriel Vahanian

Jeremy rated it liked it May 28, Gabriel Vahanianworld-renowned theologian and religion professor emeritus at SU, died on Aug. Stanley marked it as to-read Dec 02, Tapji Garba marked it as vahnaian Mar 12, Selena marked it as to-read Feb 01, I date my whole life in the field of theology from the moment I read that gracious inscription.

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Kiri Erb rated it really liked it Sep 16, Get to Know Us. One French Protestant contemporary of his was the lay theologian and social gbriel Jacques Ellul.

Popularity Popularity Featured Price: God is not necessary; that is to say, he cannot be taken for granted. Indeed, this is one of the best things about it.

In memory of Gabriel Vahanian

Vijay Veeraraghavan marked it vahaniian to-read Sep 17, That said, it might be worth reading a later Vahanian if this is the angle that interests you. Seizure Led to FloJo’s Death. Lists with This Book. I had little idea of who I was, what abilities I possessed or what I was going to do with my life. Sep 10, Tom marked it as to-read Shelves: Sareene marked it vahaniaj to-read Apr 27, Angel Sanabria rated it liked it Mar 27, When his first book was published, he inscribed it to me, one of his undergraduate students: Only 1 left in stock – order soon.

However, as the conservative evangelical John Warwick Montgomery noted, Vahanian’s position was deemed to be “hopelessly conservative by the advocates of Christian atheism.