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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:
"as [you've] informed us that respect chills love, it is natural to conclude that all your pretty flights arise from your pampered sensibility; and that, vain of this fancied preeminence of organs, you foster every emotion till the fumes, mounting to your brain, dispel the sober suggestions of reason. It is not in this view surprising that when you should argue you become impassioned, and that reflection inflames your imagination instead of enlightening your understanding." - Mary Wollstonecraft

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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.