Robinson redating the new testament

No New testament documents make clear reference to the destruction of the temple.Some appear to prophecy the destruction, but it is clearly written as prophecy and not fulfilment, and even then it is not an absolute certainty.

Robinson's own evaluation of Honest to God, found in the subsequent Exploration into God stated that the chief contribution of this work was its successful synthesis of the work of seemingly opposed theologians Paul Tillich and Dietrich Bonhoeffer.22, italics added), Robinson wrote: "For it is in making himself nothing, in his utter self-surrender to others in love, that [Jesus] discloses and lays bare the Ground of man's being as Love" (ibid., p. He also wrote: "For assertions about God are in the last analysis assertions about Love" (ibid., p. Honest to God caused a storm of controversy as the first publication by a leading churchman which asked the question While the bulk of his ideas have become integrated with the more liberal circles of Christian thought, he is considered an extremist by some.His ideas are considered anathema by Barthian evangelicals and by those whose concept of a supernatural God supersedes other theological concerns.Dr Robinson was considered a major force in shaping liberal Christian theology.Along with Harvard theologian Harvey Cox, he spearheaded the field of secular theology and, like William Barclay, he was a believer in universal salvation.

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