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Langdon Gilkey

Walsh, Brian J.

Langdon Gilkey

theologian for a culture in decline

by Walsh, Brian J.

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gilkey, Langdon Brown, 1919-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian J. Walsh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4827.G55 W35 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 310 p. ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1547017M
    ISBN 100819183547, 0819183555
    LC Control Number91026355

    Creationism on Trial is but one of the many books by the highly acclaimed and superarticulate theologian Langdon Gilkey. In this book, Gilkey recounts his participation in the Arkansas "balanced treatment" case. The first part of the book reads almost like a novel as Gilkey playfully and skillfully tells his story of how the ACLU contacted him /5(2). Shantung Compound. Langdon Gilkey. eISBN eBook Features. Read Anywhere. Read your book anywhere, on any device, through RedShelf's cloud based eReader. Digital Notes and Study Tools Built-in study tools include highlights, study Author: Langdon Gilkey.

    Gilkey's vision of a 'blue twilight' in which light fights with dark in religion and culture, stands as a stark reminder of what is at stake in the future of American religious life. Blue Twilight: Nature, Creationism, and American Religion () by Langdon GilkeyPages:   Shantung Compound – the story of men and women under pressure, by Langdon Gilkey Posted on March 1, by schoultz Why this book: Recommended to my by my friend Peter Rae.

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Langdon Gilkey’s book, Shantung Compound: The Story of Men and Women Under Pressure, is both a memoir and a well-considered assessment of humanity. Though Gilkey was a theologian, this book is much more interesting for its discussions of human nature regarding political and economic order.

The book contains fourteen by: 7. Shantung Compound was a blunt, clarifying, transformative read for me. In Gilkeys words, This book is about the life of a civilian internment camp in North China during the war against Japan Because internment-camp life seems to This is the most provocative book I’ve read in my adult life/5.

Message and Existence: An Introduction to Christian Theology by Langdon Brown Gilkey (). In his book Gilkey on Tillich (), Gilkey relates a telling conversation with Tillich inin which he shared a recent paper that would serve as the basis Langdon Gilkey book Naming the Whirlwind.

After reading the paper Tillich, rather deflated, replied, “But Langdon, I said all this years ago.”. “Langdon Gilkey, 85” Nov. 22, University of Chicago theologian Langdon Gilkey, one of the most Langdon Gilkey book American Christian theologians of the 20th century and called by a colleague “the surest theological guide for the joys and terrors of living as a modern Christian,” died of meningitis Friday, Nov.

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Langdon Gilkey was a young American teacher at Yenching University near Peking, China, when the Japanese military under wartime pressure rounded up all foreigners into an internment camp. Two and a half years later they were released. Shantung Compound is based on /5(4).

Langdon Gilkey was a young American teacher at Yenching University near Peking, China, when the Japanese military under wartime pressure rounded up all foreigners into an internment camp.

Two and a half years later they were released. Shantung Compound is based on a journal Dr. Gilkey kept during his imprisonment.4/4(2). My students on Langdon Gilkey’s Shantung Compound This student counts Gilkey’s book among her handful of favorites in the Great Books sequence.

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Gilkey kept during his : Langdon Gilkey. Langdon Gilkey was a young American teacher at Yenching University near Peking, China, when the Japanese military under wartime pressure rounded up all foreigners into an internment camp. Two and a half years later they were released.

Shantung Compound is based on. The book On Niebuhr: A Theological Study, Langdon Gilkey is published by University of Chicago Press. On Niebuhr: A Theological Study, Gilkey All Chicago e.

Midway in this ambitious new theology of history, Langdon Gilkey remarks that ""perhaps the secret of method is to make the variety of category, of symbol, and of argument fit the complexity of the object of understanding."" But he finds the mystery of history so multifaceted, and hence his analysis of it becomes so involved, that few readers will have the patience or competence to profit from.

At the end of World War II Langdon Gilkey wrote a book entitled Shantung Compound. Gilkey, along with 2, other “Westerners” was interned by their Japanese captors at a Presbyterian encampment in the Chinese province of Shantung.

The camp was not designed to handle this many internees, but it was Gilkey’s assignment to allocate living accommodations for all of the internees. Correction Appended.

Langdon Gilkey, a prominent Protestant theologian who argued for a rational, even satisfying, coexistence between science and faith in.

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Langdon Gilkey’s book, Shantung Compound: The Story of Men and Women Under Pressure, is both a memoir and a well-considered assessment of humanity. Though Gilkey was a theologian, this book is much more interesting for its discussions of human nature regarding political and economic order.

The book contains fourteen chapters/5(50). Looking for books by Langdon Brown Gilkey? See all books authored by Langdon Brown Gilkey, including On Niebuhr: A Theological Study, and Reaping the Whirlwind, and more on   Book review: Shantung Compound: The Story of Men and Women Under Pressure.

by Langdon B. Gilkey () Harper & Row, New York, pages. This is the most provocative book I’ve read in my adult life. It powerfully evokes a very civilized despair for the human social condition.Langdon Gilkey’s book, Shantung Compound: The Story of Men and Women Under Pressure, is both a memoir and a well-considered assessment of humanity.

Though Gilkey was a theologian, this book is much more interesting for its discussions of human nature regarding political and economic order.

The book contains fourteen chapters/5(57).