The Courage to Be

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The Courage to Be

By Paul Tillich; Peter J. Gomes (Introduction by)

Yale University Press, Paperback, 9780300084719, 197pp.

Publication Date: July 11, 2000

One of the world's most eminent philosophers describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This new edition includes an Introduction by Peter J. Gomes.

About the Author
Paul Tillich (1886-1965), a renowned theologian, taught at several universities in Germany before moving to the United States. In the United States, he taught at Union Theological Seminary in New York, Harvard Divinity School, and the University of Chicago. He is best known for his major three-volume work, "Systematic Theology".

Peter J. Gomes has been minister of Harvard University's Memorial Church since 1974, when he was appointed Pusey Minister of the church, and serves as Plummer Professor of Christian Morals. An American Baptist minister, he was named one of America's top preachers by Time magazine. He is the recipient of thirty-three honorary degrees and an Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College, the University of Cambridge, England, where the Gomes Lectureship is established in his name.