A journal of academic theology

From The Editor’s Desk – June 2017

Theological water cooler talk not infrequently circles around the lament that the age of the “giants” has passed. There are no Barths, Tillichs, Rahners, Lonergans, Congars or Balthasars on the horizon, the narrative goes; most theologians at work today are lesser lights, and their theology is derivative. Systematic theology in particular has lost its way. When will there be another Golden Age such as we knew in that crop of European-trained theologians who came of age in the mid-twentieth century?

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