Writings in the Philosophy of Religion, Volume 4

By Paul Tillich

This is often the 4th quantity of Tillich's gathered works, on Philosophy of faith. Chapters indexed under. Tillich wrote in either German and English and there are essays/books in either languages here.

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I. Kairos, 1922
2. Die Oberwindung des Religionsbegriffs in der Religionsphilosophie, 1922
3. Kritisches und positives Paradox, 1923
4. Religionsphilosophie, 1925
5. Kairos: ldeen zur Geisteslage der Gegenwart, 1926
6. GliiubigerRealismus, 1927
7. Ober g!iiubigen Realism us, 1928
8. Das religiose image, 1928
9. Mythus und Mythologie, 1930
10. Offenbarung: Religionsphilosophisch, 1930
II. Philosophie und faith, 19 30
12. Theonomie, 1931
13. The spiritual image I image and information, 1940-1941
14. Philosophy and Theology, 1941
15. the 2 forms of Philosophy of faith, 1946
16. the matter of Theological strategy, 1947
17. ancient and Nonhistorical Interpretations of heritage, 1948 [1939]
18. Kairos, 1948
19. Realism and religion, 1948 ....
20. Biblical faith and the quest for final truth, 1955
21. faith and its highbrow Critics, 19 fifty five
22. spiritual Symbols and Our wisdom of God, 1955
23. The notice of God, 1957
24. The which means and Justification of spiritual Symbols, 1961

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