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and intolerance, following scientific method, truth is gradually discovered and everchanging; so don’t be intolerant about dogma; Christology: Freidrich Schleiermacher, considered the father of modern liberalism, said that Jesus was fully human, not divine (homooousios), Jesus as fully God-conscious- a veritable experience of God in him, Jesus reveals God through the ecperience of his God-consciousness, Jesus is Savior as perfect example Freidrich SchleiermacheroFather of modern liberal theology considered the father of modern liberalism, said that Jesus was fully human, not divine (homooousios),oRole of experience in theology the basis oof religious authority—how do we know what is true—is religious experienceThe feeling of absolute dependence said the feeling of absolute dependence is the essence of religionoDefine the nature of Jesus in terms of God-consciousness: Jesus as fully God-conscious- a veritable experience of God in him, Jesus reveals God through the experience of his God-consciousness, Jesus is Savior as perfect exampleKarl Barth: Swiss theologian, part of neoorthodoxyoChurch Dogmatics: Barth explores the Christian doctrine; he presents Jesus Christ as the complete Word of God, made fleshoView of Bible and revelation: Bible is the record of the __________ of god, Bible becomes the Word; to say the Bible is the Word is to equate it with Christ who is the Word (John 1:1), which would be bibliolatry, Bible’s theological message is reliable; does not point to infallibility or inerrancy) in areas of history and __________oInclusivism: asserts that while one set of beliefs is absolutely true, other sets of beliefs are at least partially true; Reinhold Neibuhr: Chrirstian ethicist in New YorkoNature and Destiny of Man
21oView of sin/pride/Adam and the creation narratives: affirms sinfulness of all humanity, Adam and Eve story is a paradigm of what happens to all persons; sin as pride; creation narrative is truth but not literally true oSin is inevitable but…… but not necessarySocial Gospel-Does the Gospel have anything to do with economic issues and the workplace? “they pray for me on Sunday and prey on me on Monday”-Social Gospel Background: latter 19thcentry American becomes urban, industrialized country and age of big business and laissez-faire capitalism; capitalism a this time was supply and demand, competition, profit motive, ethics and greed, and the market determines the price, also rising industrialization hrough growth of cities, labor unrest, issues on wages, working conditions, housing conditions and child laborAndrew Carnegie – The Gospel of Wealth: written in 1889 that God blesses the Rich and the poor deserve their plightRussell Conwell,Acres of Diamonds: founder of Temple University, pastor of a “mega-church”, wealthy gospel that Jesus wants you rich; Acres of Diamonds originated as a speech and the central idea was that one does not need to look elsewhere for opportunity, achievement or fortune, the resources to achieve all good things are present in one’s own community

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