William Hamilton was a tenured professor of church history at a small divinity school in Rochester in April 1966 when Time magazine created a sensation with a cover article featuring some of the ideas he had been writing about for years in journals read mainly by ministers and theologians….
….But the article was basically accurate about his views. He believed that the concept of God had run its course in human history. Civilization now operated according to secular principles. And churches should, too, by helping people learn to care for one another unconditionally, without illusions about heavenly rewards.
- What Nietzsche’s ‘God is dead’ means to Americans | Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen (guardian.co.uk)
- Letter: At death, life returns to God (knoxnews.com)
- Advanced theology and advanced theologians (fathergriggs.wordpress.com)
- I Don’t Believe in God but, I Take Jesus Seriously (duanetoops.wordpress.com)
- Is God dead? Or perhaps just hiding? (deification.wordpress.com)