Retropost: Book Review: Quest for the Living God by Elizabeth A. Johnson (via Panorama of the Mountains)


According to NCR:

Thanks to the U.S. bishops’ doctrinal committee …

… Quest for the Living God, by Elizabeth Johnson, has shot to the top of Amazon’s best selling “general theology” book list today.

Pretty good  book if I say so myself.  Here’s my review from when I read it two years ago for lent.

Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J. explores the many ideas of God that have emerged in the past century in Quest for the Living God: Mapping Frontiers in the Theology of God (2007).  The book functions as a quick summary of these many “new” theologies of God – albeit rooted in ancient tradition and faithful to scripture. They include: the modern, secular world with a focus on Karl Rahner the suffering of the Holocaust and three post-war German theologi … Read More

via Panorama of the Mountains

One thought on “Retropost: Book Review: Quest for the Living God by Elizabeth A. Johnson (via Panorama of the Mountains)

  1. “Theology of God” is a tautology.
    Theology means the study of God
    So “Theology of God” means the study of God of God — a nonsense.

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