The Human Image of God


A new wave of religious energy is sweeping through the western nations. Although God is disappearing from religious discourse in western culture, both as a word and as a concept, there is a definite undercurrent of religious ardour, which is growing in strength. It focuses all the more attention on the issue: what or who is God in the modern era? This is the question examined through systematic studies, practical theology and empirical research, that are presented here through anthropologically relevant theology. Renowned international authors make it plain in this book: the question of God is exciting again!This book is published in honour of Johannes A. van der Ven on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Hermann Häring
  • Karl Ernst Nipkow
  • Hubertus C.A. Ernst
  • Vincent Brümmer
  • Maureen Junker-Kenny
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boston
Publication year:
  • 2001


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