51. Great Theologians. Episode 6 – Karl Barth and Paul Tillich

“Great Theologians in the Christian Tradition” was a series of six lectures delivered by R. Kendall Soulen, Ph.D. at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. from January 22 to February 26, 2002. Karl Barth (1886-1968) and Paul Tillich (1886-1965) are the focus of the concluding lecture of this series. Though friends and allies in protest against the rise of Nazism, the German theologian Paul Tillich and the Swiss theologian Karl Barth blazed two different paths for Protestant theology in the 20th century, the strengths and weaknesses of which continue to be weighed at the dawn of the 21st century. https://soulenandsoulen.com/

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48. Great Theologians. Episode 5 – Friedrich Schleiermacher

“Great Theologians in the Christian Tradition” was a series of six lectures delivered by R. Kendall Soulen, Ph.D. at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. from January 22 to February 26, 2002. Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834) is the focus of lecture five.  In his influential book, On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers, Schleiermacher defends religion from the criticisms of the Enlightenment. It became a classic and is still in print today. https://soulenandsoulen.com/

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47. Great Theologians. Episode 4 – Martin Luther

“Great Theologians in the Christian Tradition” was a series of six lectures delivered by R. Kendall Soulen, Ph.D. at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. from January 22 to February 26, 2002. Martin Luther (1483-1546) is the focus of lecture four.  The Reformation is considered to have started with the publication of Luther’s Ninety-five Theses in 1517. Known for his uncompromising views, Luther said, “Peace if possible. Truth at all costs.” https://soulenandsoulen.com/

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45. Great Theologians. Episode 3 – Saint Thomas Aquinas.

“Great Theologians in the Christian Tradition” was a series of six lectures delivered by R. Kendall Soulen, Ph.D. at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. from January 22 to February 26, 2002. Saint Thomas Aquinas (1224-74) is the focus of lecture three. Young Thomas was a quiet man and was nicknamed “The Dumb Ox” by his fellow classmates. Of course, he would become one of the Catholic Church’s greatest theologians and philosophers. https://soulenandsoulen.com/

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42. Great Theologians. Episode 2 – Saint Augustine.

“Great Theologians in the Christian Tradition” was a series of six lectures delivered by R. Kendall Soulen, Ph.D. at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. from January 22 to February 26, 2002. Saint Augustine is the focus of lecture two. One of the most influential thinkers in Western history, Augustine (354 AD–430 AD) was a mid-life convert to Christianity whose inquisitive mind touched on topics from biblical interpretation to the nature of time and the human psyche. https://soulenandsoulen.com/

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41. Great Theologians. Episode 1 – Saint Paul.

“Great Theologians in the Christian Tradition” was a series of six lectures delivered by R. Kendall Soulen, Ph.D. at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. from January 22 to February 26, 2002. The six lectures proceed chronologically through Christian history: St. Paul, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Karl Barth, and Paul Tillich. The lectures are now being published as podcast episodes on https://soulenandsoulen.com/

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