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Orthodox perspective on thomas oden....
« on: May 04, 2011, 02:29:58 PM »
Hello I did a search and saw many quotes of this guy. I was really interested in buying singer of his books however I wanted to get some perspective. I know that as a protestant many of his points will filter the church fathers through a protestant lense but I'm really interested in his early christian commentary series... Any over care to give orthodox views on him and his work?

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Re: Orthodox perspective on thomas oden....
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2012, 11:08:37 PM »
would like to bump this topic in hopes of some responses :D

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Re: Orthodox perspective on thomas oden....
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2012, 11:13:11 PM »
Fwiw, he and the commentary series was mentioned briefly here...  :angel:
"The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny--it is the light that guides your way." - Heraclitus

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Re: Orthodox perspective on thomas oden....
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2012, 11:15:30 PM »
haha i saw that, i Originally posted this when i had intentions to collect his series. I no longer want to buy the series as i have read about the poor selection, however I am still curious as his primary effort is to tr to present a common unity in the higher Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox churches

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Re: Orthodox perspective on thomas oden....
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2012, 01:14:22 AM »
You can get a bird's-eye view of his thinking by browsing his book Agenda For Theology here.