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The Presence of God in the World

A Contribution to Postmodern Christology based on the Theologies of PaulTillich and Karl Rahner


Steven Ogden

Contents: Marginalisation of God and the reality of absence – Presumption of absence and the problem of presence – The ambiguity of experience as presence and absence – Epistemology and experience – Epistemology and the credibility of presence – The experience of faith communities in epistemology – A critical comparison of Tillich and Rahner – An incremental contribution to Christological knowledge – Tillich, Rahner and modernity – Postmodern insights of Tillich and Rahner – Postmodern Christology – Postmetaphysical Christology – The incarnation and presence and absence – The death-resurrection event and presence and absence.