From: John W Burgeson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 27 2003 - 16:27:05 EDT
>>Since our Christianity depends upon believing that Jesus is risen, if
tillich did not believe this, he does not fulfill my definition of a
Both Tillich and Bultmann, as far as I can see, would assent to the
resurrection event. Neither held it, however, in the way that you do (or
that I do, for that matter).
Both claimed to be Christians and, reading sermons from either one, tells
me that I must accept their claims as true.
Last time I looked, God was not asking me (or anyone) for their
definition of a Christian. That's his job. For which I am very thankful.
John Burgeson (Burgy)
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