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The dilemma of conscience in Christian belief: A pastoral perspective

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Abstract

This article describes the crisis of integrity experienced by a trinitarian Christian attempting to take seriously the results of current Jesus scholarship. It explores a number of traditional methods for reconciling the Jesus of history with the Christ of faith, and proposes a different paradigm, based on the structure of kairos time and the psychological dynamics of friendship.

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Duncombe, D.C. The dilemma of conscience in Christian belief: A pastoral perspective. Pastoral Psychol 45, 85–98 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02260015

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Keywords

  • Traditional Method
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Christian Belief
  • Psychological Dynamic
  • Pastoral Perspective