How Near Is God?
Anne Carr, in Theology Today (Oct. 1981), Princeton IS God? Theological Seminary, P.O. Box 29,
Princeton, N.J. 08540.
During the 1960s, "God is dead" became a major, and controversial, precept for many Christian theologians. Two decades later, leading Western and Third World theologians are proclaiming, a la Mark Twain, that such rumors were very much exaggerated. These scholars -e.g., Edward Schillebeeckx, Hans Kung, Karl Rahner-argue, how-ever, that images of God must change substantially...