Hans Küng | Critical Review by John P. Galvin

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Hans Küng.
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SOURCE: A review of Christianity: Essence, History, and Future, in Theological Studies, Vol. 57, No. 2, June, 1996, pp. 363-65.

In the following review, Galvin criticizes Küng's Christianity for “the thin description of the essence of Christianity, the general aversion to high Christology (even in John) and to trinitarian theology, the reticence in speaking of soteriology, and the frequent glossing over of complex issues through rhetorical questions and appeal to simplistic alternatives [which prevent the work from achieving its objective of fostering deeper understanding of the Christian faith.”]

This massive volume[, Christianity,] is but the second of a planned trilogy. Preceded by Judaism and soon to be followed by Islam, it is part of a grand project, supported by the Bosch Jubilee Foundation and the Daimler-Benz Fund, for promoting world peace by fostering peace among religions through an interreligious dialogue...

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