Thinking through the death of God a critical companion to Thomas J.J. Altizer

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .

Written in English

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  • Altizer, Thomas J. J.,
  • Death of God theology.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-244) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Lissa McCullough and Brian Schroeder.
SeriesSUNY series in theology and continental thought
ContributionsMcCullough, Lissa., Schroeder, Brian.
LC ClassificationsBT83.5 .T48 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3693324M
ISBN 100791462196, 079146220X
LC Control Number2003067306

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