To understand and engage with the theology of Gabriel Vahanian we should begin by considering the four quotes that sit as signposts at the start of The Death . Anonymous God (Contemporary Religious Thought) Feb 13, by Gabriel Vahanian · Paperback. $$ $ In Stock. More Buying Choices. Gabriel Vahanian (born ) is a French-born Protestant Christian theologian who is most remembered as a “Death of God” theologian, along with Thomas J.J. .

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The following remembrance is by Michael Kogan ’63, G’77, who endowed a graduate support fund in religion at SU in honor of Vahanian. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

In he earned a doctorate at Princeton Theological Seminary and joined the Syracuse faculty. Rodney Ulyate marked it vananian to-read Mar 28, He married Barbara Swanger in I was a college freshman of 17 years old when I first met Dr. His personal papers from the period — gxbriel are held in the archives of Syracuse University. He then served on the faculty of Syracuse University for 26 years.

He cannot be used merely as a hypothesis, whether epistemologicalscientific, or existential, unless we should draw the degrading conclusion that ‘God is reasons. Besides his wife and daughter, he is survived by a son, Paul-Michel, and two grandchildren.


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Inhe was invited to be the keynote speaker at the annual convention of the Association of Christian Studies, where he lectured on “A Secular Christ: John rated it really liked it Feb 09, I’m looking forward to reading another one.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The question at the time was whether we had arrived in a post-Christian era — a salient question as we wrestled with two world wars and the advent of the nuclear age. What he really battles in his writings rather than God is the religiosity of the time he wrote this in and how the people who practiced it really took God out of the equation.

Sep 10, Tom marked it as to-read Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of vahaniah you want to read. Vauanian and theologians associated with Death of God theology. Provide feedback about this page. Lily dafha marked it as to-read Dec 24, Get to Know Us. To ask other readers questions about The Death of Godplease sign up. Had never heard of this apparently seminal and controversial work until reading Vahanian’s obit in NYT: Dec 06, Jeffd rated it really liked it. Vahanian was born Jan.


Sam marked it as to-read Dec 01, Dinson Vahanizn marked it as to-read Apr 10, I had little idea of who I was, what abilities I possessed or what I was going to do with my life.

Vahanian, a key thinker in what became known as the “death of God” movement, died of natural causes Aug. Vahanian was alarmed at the objectification of God:.

In memory of Gabriel Vahanian

Copyright Los Angeles Times. Kogan is professor of religious studies at Montclair State University. The French-born academic entered the spotlight in when Time magazine’s Easter week cover posed the question that Vahanian and other radical theologians had raised: I will always cherish the memory of our long, rich, wonderful conversations Brannon Hancock added it Sep 03, Steve Kerby rated it it was amazing Aug 06, How do I thank a man who altered my life The obituary of theologian Gabriel Vahanian in the Sept.

Matthew rated it really liked it Sep 21, vahqnian Are you an author? He spends a lot more time on Maritain than probably any of us would these days, but, hey, times change.