A.    Liberal Theology

1.    Background

2.    Liberal theology [trusting the moral capability of man]

3.    Social gospel [crusading for a Kingdom of social justice]

B.    Neo-Orthodoxy
1.    Neo-orthodox theology [dialectical theology]

2.    Secular theology [refitting Christianity for the secular world]

3.    Historical theology [the role of history in theology]

C.    Existential Theology
1.    Existential theology [Christianity in terms of man's subjective existence]

2.    Process theology [the evolving God]

3.    Death-of-God theology [absence of God from all aspects of mankind]

D.    Ecumenism
1.    Development of ecumenism [towards a unity of religion]

2.    Roman Catholic Church

3.    Black theology [suffering and freedom]

4.    Liberation theology [Christians of the revolution]

5.    Theology of hope [hope of the future in God's promise]

6.    Feminist theology [fighting the inequality of the sexes]

7.    Contextualization [put Christianity into the context of the indigenous culture]

E.    Evangelicalism
1.    History:

2.    Dispensationalism [God's different treatment to different times]

3.    Evangelical theologians

F.    Conclusion
1.    Orthodox Christianity

2.    Future direction

3.    Coping with the confusion


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