Process-thought and Christian faith by W. Norman Pittenger

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  • Christianity -- Philosophy,
  • Process theology

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Bibliography: p. [97]-99.

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Statement[by] Norman Pittenger.
LC ClassificationsBR100 .P615 1968b
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Paginationxi, 99 p.
Number of Pages99
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Open LibraryOL5159319M
ISBN 100720202256
LC Control Number74468706

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Process Philosophy and Christian Thought. by Delwin Brown, Ralph James, Gene Reeves (eds.) Delwin Brown holds degrees from Union Theological Seminary, New York, and Claremont Graduate School.

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First, and most significant, it is not only tradi-tional Christian theolgy that is superseded but also traditional faith.

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