The Myth of Justification

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There may be objective elements in theology such as the claims of revelation and historical debates over their meaning, but the work of theology is an inescapably human work. Theologians, in spite of the claims they make to the contrary, do not have access to metaphysical reality from which they can make deductions and conduct experiments in a manner equivalent to science's connection to the external world. Everything theologians have to deal with comes from within the human envelope. Theology is more like psychology than geology; its another way of describing human experience and its struggles with itself.

This lecture was given as a part of the series of lectures on The Myths of Christianity.

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This event was on Thu, 15 Feb 2001


Professor Richard Holloway

Professor of Divinity

Richard Holloway was the Gresham Professor of Divinity between 1997 and 2001.

Professor Holloway was educated at KelhamTheological College, EdinburghTheological College and the Union Theological...

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