Dr. Owen C. Thomas is Professor Emeritus of Theology at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the author of seven books in the philosophy of religion and theology. A former physicist, he has also been a visiting professor at the Gregorian University and the North American College in Rome, and an adjunct professor at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA.
2006 0-7734-5590-6 The purpose of this volume of essays is to offer a picture and examples of what it is that Christian theologians do and why and how they do it. These essays treat three areas of theological concern which constitute the parts of the book: the methods of theological procedure, the topics and questions addressed by theologians, and various applications of theological conclusions A proposal is presented that the most important and influential development is a new Romantic movement which arose in the last century and has influenced all areas of our culture. This movement has both positive and negative influences on Christianity and theology which are examined in detail.