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Paul Tillich
(1886-1965) born on
Aug 20
German-US theologian. He was a leading Protestant thinker who brought Christianity and contemporary culture together, e.g., "I Loved a Girl."
         
   
F
The first duty of love is to listen.

R
Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
A
Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.
N
The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity.
K
The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Recalled on his death, 22 Oct 1965.
R: In "Saturday Evening Post," 14 Jun 1958.
A: "Dynamics of Faith," 1957.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: From an Internet collection of quotations.
   


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