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Tillich, Paul Johannes Oskar

(1886–1965). B. Starzeddel, near Guben, Prussia; son of a Luth. pastor; educ. Berlin, Tübingen, Halle, Breslau; ordained Luth. 1912; army chaplain WW I; privatdocent Berlin 1919. Prof. Marburg 1924, Dresden and Leipzig 1925, Frankfurt am Main 1929. Lost position under Nazis 1933. Prof. Union Theol. Sem., NYC; Harvard U., Cambridge, Massachusetts; U. of Chicago, Illinois Concerned with relation bet. revelation and human reality; tried to find a synthesis bet. neoorthodoxy and liberal humanism; theol. and philos. are interrelated in a process that also involves sociol., hist., art. literature, ethics, psychotherapy. Works include Kirche und Kultur; Rechtfertigung und Zweifel; Systematic Theology; The Courage to Be; Biblical Religion and the Search for Ultimate Reality; Theology of Culture.

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