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J. Mark Thomas

J. Mark Thomas earned his Ph.D. in Ethics and Society from the University of Chicago and is presently teaching at Beloit College in Wisconsin.

Books by J. Mark Thomas

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The Spiritual Situation in Our Technical Society
Edited by: J. Mark Thomas
Product Code: P064
ISBN: 9780865542938
Product Format: Paperback
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For Paul Tillich three powerful spiritual forces determine our contemporary situation: science, technology, and capitalism. Culture, as he understands it, is the form of religion and religion is the substance of culture. From this perspective our contemporary "situation" inherently manifests religious and ethical dimensions. Tillich's mediating theology requires an understanding of religious symbols and of the contemporary world to which they speak. According to J. Mark Thomas, "Doing theology today without an understanding of the dynamics of our technological era would have been, for him, impossible."