Donald M. MacKinnon has been one of the most important and influential of post-war British theologians and religious philosophers. Generally eclectic, frequently allusive, usually intellectually generous, persistently richly challenging and always astonishingly erudite, he had a significant impact on the development and subsequent theological work of the likes of Rowan Williams, Nicholas Lash, David Ford and John Milbank. A younger generation largely emerging from Cambridge, but with influence elsewhere, has more recently brought MacKinnon's normally occasionalist writing to a larger audience worldwide where it is beginning to receive noteworthy attention. In this collection several of MacKinnon's most outstanding papers not yet published in book format is collected together with an Editorial Introduction by a former student of one of MacKinnon's own students.They range from his reflections on theology as educational, the nature of moral reasoning, considerations of ecclesial practice, dogmatics and hope.Here is another reminder of MacKinnon's intellectual brilliance.... these papers are concerned with this controversy; Professor campbell, among living British philosophers, is the best known, the most pertinacious, even the most obstinate champion of the libertarian position; and these essays provide a veryanbsp;...
|Title||:||Philosophy and the Burden of Theological Honesty|
|Publisher||:||Bloomsbury Publishing - 2011-06-23|