Tillich's Method

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Dr. King quotes Paul Tillich’s “The Protestant Era.” He used this quote in his doctoral dissertation, “A Comparison of the Conceptions of God in the Thinking of Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman.”

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Tillich's Method
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Tillich's method According to Tillich's view it is recognized that "philosophy cannot answer ultimate or existential questions jus[t] philosophy." The Protestant Era, p[age] XXVI [26] Its function is to raise the ultimate questions rather than answer them. And whenever it [Inserted text: above 'it so': goes] so far as to claim to give final answer to these questions, it falls into antinomies and conflicts.
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