By Thomas J.J. Altizer
The main death-of-God theologian explores the that means and function of radical theology. within the name to Radical Theology, Thomas J. J. Altizer meditates at the nature of radical theology and calls readers to adopt the vocation of radical theology as a fashion of residing an absolutely tested lifestyles. In fourteen essays, he explores how the dying of God in modernity and the dissolution of divine authority have freed theology to turn into a method of final mirrored image and artistic inquiry not sure by means of church sanction or doctrinal strictures. Revealing a wealth of important types for doing radical theological pondering, Altizer discusses the paintings of philosophers resembling Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marion, Derrida, and Levinas, between others. assets also are present in the paintings of ingenious writers, specifically Milton, Blake, and Joyce. within the spirit of Joyce’s the following Comes all people, Altizer is confident that theology is for everybody and that everybody has the authority to do theology authentically. An creation via Lissa McCullough and foreword by means of David E. Klemm aid orient the reader to Altizer’s particular figuring out of the function of theology after the dying of God. Thomas J. J. Altizer is Professor Emeritus of non secular experiences at Stony Brook collage, nation collage of recent York. he's the writer of many books, together with dwelling the loss of life of God: A Theological Memoir, additionally released by way of SUNY Press. Lissa McCullough is an self sufficient pupil and coeditor (with Brian Schroeder) of considering throughout the dying of God: A serious significant other to Thomas J. J. Altizer, additionally released via SUNY Press.