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Welcome to Twentieth Century Religious Thought: Volume I, Christianity

Twentieth Century Religious Thought Library is a multivolume, cross-searchable online collection that brings together the seminal works and archival materials related to worldwide religious thinkers, from the early 1900s until the turn of the 21st century.

Twentieth Century Religious Thought: Volume I, Christianity includes the complete 17-volume German edition of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Werke (DBW) and English edition of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Series (DBWE); an international selection of English-language editions of key authors such as Pope Benedict XVI, Hans Urs von Baltasar, Leonardo Boff, Sergius Bulgakov, Rudolf Bultmann, Helder Camara, James Cone, Mary Daly, Ivone Gebara, Gustavo Gutiérrez, Adolf von Harnack, Bernard Lonergan, Henri de Lubac, Mercy Amba Oduyoye, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Rosemary Radford Ruether, Jon Sobrino, Dorothee Sölle, Ernst Troeltsch, and John Howard Yoder; and a selection of the papers of Reinhold Niebuhr. This collection is complete with over 170,000 pages of printed works and primary sources.

Twentieth Century Religious Thought Library supports research and teaching in comparative religion, theology, world religion, religion and law, and religion and politics, and serves as an important resource for courses and scholarship in social theory, feminist studies, philosophy, and world history. For those who own the four volumes on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Eastern Religions, the collection is fully cross-searchable.

An editorial board advises on the selection of materials. Experts currently include:

      Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, Christian studies professor at Georgetown University
      Rosemary Radford Ruether, professor of Feminist Theology at Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University
      David L. Stubbs, professor of Ethics and Theology at Western Theological Seminary
      David Thomas, professor of Christianity and Islam/Nadir Dinshaw professor of Inter Religious Relations at University of Birmingham

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