Paul Tillich (1886-1965) was a
German-born theologian who emigrated to the United
States in 1933 after a serious conflict with Nazi
authorities in his home country. His extraordinary
intellectual accomplishments have made him one of the
most important theological influences in the twentieth
century. The resources on
the site are described below.
Tillich's three-volume, five-part
Systematic Theology is one of the most impressive
works in the history of Christian thought. The
"Systematic Theology Reader's Guide" introduces students
to each section of the Systematic theology with
summaries and questions for reflection. The reader's guide is
a gift from students of Tillich at Boston University to
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This timeline presents major events of
Tillich's life in connection with his publications and
with political and family contexts.
The bibliography contains major
English-language works by and about Tillich.
These reviews cover many of Tillich's
works as well as biographical works about Tillich.
Tillich was an extraordinary presence in
popular cultural activities in both Germany and the
United States. This included participation in activities
and writings about art, architecture, social justice,
and nuclear war. These articles summarize Tillich's
involvement in a wide range of popular culture
Tillich influenced many other
theologians. Here is an indication of that influence in
the form of brief essays on a variety of theological
figures and how they knew and were impacted by Tillich's
These course syllabi illustrate a
variety of approaches to studying Paul Tillich's life
This fairly comprehensive set of web
links will connect you will other Tillich resources all
around the world.
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