- List of Contributors
- The Self and the Good Life
- Nationalism and Patriotism
- The Making of the Modern Metropolis
- The Other
- Freedom and Human Emancipation
- Work and Labour
- Suffering In Theology and Modern European Thought
- Nihilism and Theology: Who Stands at the Door?
- War and Peace
- Radical Philosophy and Political Theology
- Beauty and Sublimity
- Time and History
- The Metaphysics of Modernity
- The Bible
- Divine Providence
Abstract and Keywords
This chapter explores theological responses to modern conceptions of freedom and human emancipation. It considers the accounts of several thinkers, including Immanuel Kant, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Ludwig Feuerbach, Karl Marx, øren Kierkegaard, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Hannah Arendt, and Seyla Benhabib.
Daphne Hampson is Professor Emerita of Divinity at the University of St Andrews where she held a personal chair in Post-Christian Thought. She now lives in Oxford and is an Associate of the Faculty of Theology and Religion. Her publications include, Theology and Feminism (1990), After Christianity (1996/2002), and Christian Contradictions: The Structures of Lutheran and Catholic Thought (2001). Her Kierkegaard: Exposition and Critique will be published by Oxford University Press in 2013.
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