By Edward Farley

an immense paintings from one in every of latest prime theologians, Divine Empathy makes an attempt to "think the unthinkable," how God comes forth actively and redemptively to satisfy the human situation.

Apologetic yet now not polemical, Farley's paintings sympathetically engages but strikes past either the classical culture in addition to modern anti-theisms in formulating an idea of God that's strikingly unique, intellectually sincere, and finished. Farley's treatise employs the "facticity of redemption," the particular event of freedom and empowerment, because the primordial resource for our puzzling over God (Part 1), God-symbols (Part 2), and God's job (Part 3), together with the determine of Jesus. Farley's astute research leads inexorably to a view of divine creativity and empathy that's one of many extra profound spiritual visions of our time.

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