Archives for October 29, 2010

Where have all the (theological) giants gone?

There was a time when the theological landscape of Christianity was stalked by "giants"--theologians and biblical scholars of world wide reputation whose scholarship was read by nearly every serious student of theology.Think about the 1950s--Barth, Brunner, Niebuhr, Bultmann, Tillich--to name just the main theological giants.  (I'll leave it to my biblical studies colleagues and friends to name the giants in their field.) Now, for you fundamentalists out there, calling these people giants d … [Read more...]