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Martinson, M.
Lutheran secularism as a challenge for constructive theology: A Swedish perspective, a foucauldian proposal
(2017) Dialog, 56 (3), pp. 233-243.

DOI: 10.1111/dial.12334

Abstract
In this article the Swedish Lutheran heritage is discussed in relation to its historical connections with secularism. The question is raised whether and how constructive and liberating Lutheran theology can be developed under such conditions. In order to deal with this problem, Michel Foucault’s late philosophy of truth and subjectivity is discussed. A proposition is made for a constructive theology that does not retreat from secularism but is critically involved in the secular through an emphasized confidence in God. © 2017 Wiley Periodicals and Dialog, Inc.

Author Keywords
Constructive theology; Michel Foucault; Secularism; Swedish lutheranism; Truth

Document Type: Article
Source: Scopus

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