Theology: Taste for the Infinite

If God is not dead, how can man prove that he lives? Rational proofs cannot convince the skeptic; the Bible alone is authority only to the convinced believer; the demythologized universe no longer points to an unseen creator. One approach to an answer that appeals more and more to modern Protestant thinkers is the undeniable evidence of religious experience—the intuition men have of their dependence upon God. The popularity of this insight, in turn, leads back to the study of Friedrich Schleiermacher, the theologian who first developed it as a basis of...

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