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    Franz Overbeck: An Introduction

    Henry, Martin (2000) Franz Overbeck: An Introduction. Irish Theological Quarterly, 65 (4). pp. 307-318.

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    The viability of Christianity in the modern age was not only a theoretical but also an existential question that preoccupied Nietzsche's close friend, the Basel theologian, Franz Overbeck. Though Karl Barth acknowledged his debt to his troublesome predecessor, Overbeck has otherwise tended to be quietly ignored by mainstream modern theology. Given his scepticism about the value of theology, this neglect is perhaps understandable. Whether it is justified, is the question taken up in this article.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Franz Overbeck, Modern Theology
    Academic Unit: St Patrick's College, Maynooth > Faculty of Theology
    Item ID: 655
    Depositing User: Martin Henry
    Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2007
    Journal or Publication Title: Irish Theological Quarterly
    Publisher: Pontifical University Maynooth
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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