C. Existential Theology and Related Theologies
1.    Existential theology 
a.    Main points [Christianity in terms of man's subjective existence]
b.    Kierkegaard [the infinite gulf between God and man] c.    Bultmann [demythologization, gospel without myth] d.    Tillich [God as ground of being] e.    Evaluation: often degenerates into a description of human existence; low opinion of the Bible; biblical truth obscured by philosophical arguments; gospel of salvation neglected; influence the development of death-of-God theology
2.    Process theology
a.    Main points [the evolving God] b.    Hartshorne [God as both cause and effect] c.    Teilhard de Chardin [evolutionary theology] d.    Evaluation: a fresh and new approach which sheds light on the biblical doctrine of God; but distorts some biblical doctrines; denies that God knows the future on the ground that it does not yet exist (God as a prisoner of time); making God dependent upon the universe
3.    Death-of-God theology
a.    Main points [absence of God from all aspects of mankind] b.    Altizer [God died on the cross] c.    Hamilton [losing hope with God] d.    Van Buren [a religion suitable for modern man] e.    Evaluation: complete deviation from theism; cannot be properly described as Christianity; religion becomes a moral way of life; indicates a breakdown of civilization as mankind approach the point of despair