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Immanence and Christian Thought: Implications and Suggestions Frederic Platt

Immanence and Christian Thought: Implications and Suggestions

Frederic Platt

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331443414
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580 pages
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Excerpt from Immanence and Christian Thought: Implications and SuggestionsWhilst this lecture is the outcome of years of quiet thought, it has been written amidst the tumult and terrors of the War. The consequent distractions felt by the writer mayMoreExcerpt from Immanence and Christian Thought: Implications and SuggestionsWhilst this lecture is the outcome of years of quiet thought, it has been written amidst the tumult and terrors of the War. The consequent distractions felt by the writer may not, however, have been without gain to some of his readers. The eyes of many have been opened afresh to the vision of the Eternal Goal- they have looked into deep wells. Men and women have been flung back upon primary realities. Hurt by a doubts pain, they are asking once more the ageless question, Where is God? What is He? What do we know of Him? The question of the moment is the question of God. It must make a difference to faith and life whether the answer echoes the haunting fear of the soul - a God afar oft, or succours its wistful hope - a God nigh at hand. Minds sorely perplexed plead, Give us first of all a God, and give us next a God who is always with us. It may be of some consequence, therefore, that the subject of the immanence of God, which is bound to move in the forefront during the theological transition of coming years, should lie before us for discussion in these troubled days. Whether belief in Gods immanence in the world makes life less mysterious or more so in such times as these is a farther question. Many reverent thinkers are seeking an answer.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.