God Is Dead Theology Paul Enns Summary

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The author of Moody Handbook of theology, Paul Enns; speaks of the theologians that profess a God Is Dead Theology, in during so "deny all forms of traditional ontology and allow for no sovereign and conditioned Being but only a 'God ' w one h o at some point in the dialectic will His own self-annihilation." It was conclude that these theologians had borrowed from Bultmann, and their assessment was that the Bible is mythological. It is fair to say if assessment was to be take of the state of world today, they could very well come to the conclusion that the Bible just maybe a myth, and the lack of morals and moral values was birth in that 19th century nurture in the 20th century and will be the death of man in the 22nd century. In that one …show more content…

In the Chicago Tribune in 1963 it was stated by Thomas Altizer and William Hamilton that they had experienced the death of God. According to their statement "the vital God of their Christian faith has died." This is a statement made by two men by their own admission that claim to be atheist. However a statement of that nature could only be made by one that is a Christian who has faith in the living God. It seems that one could never experience death of something that does not exist. In The madman a selections from Nietzsche, The Gay Science (1882/1887) states that "Do we hear nothing as yet of the noise of the gravediggers who are burying God? Do we smell nothing as yet of the divine decomposition? Gods, too, decompose. God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him." Sad to say this that most of the writing of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in his account of a madman running about town declaring God is dead. His thesis in 1960s became popular by some theologians and they chose to embellish in the idea of the madman. Which became popularized and cause the Time magazine on April 8, 1966 had extolled, in bold print, on the front cover its magazine the question Is God Dead. This question would have a galvanizing effect, and show a rise in many religious fundamentalism. According to Gallup Poll dated May 5-8, 2011, were 92% of the people polled profess a …show more content…

Like so, God has attributes. In a Journal call "A Perfectly Simple God and Our Complicated Lives" Gregory B. Sadler give the attributes, "God is supreme essence, life, reason, salvation, justice, wisdom, truth, goodness, greatness, beauty, immortality, incorruptibility, immutability, blessedness ', eternity, power and unity." It was in Genesis 3:3 where God It is now over two thousand years since the death and resurrection of Christ and we yet are experiencing the love that God gave before the death of Christ. If God was dead then more certainly his attributes would be dead with him. Its 'God supreme essence ' that the true and living God that allows many to experience his love

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