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|| Introduction: Will Herberg as Biblical theologian.--The posture of faith: Biblical faith as "Heilsgeschichte": the meaning of redemptive history in human existence. Judaism and Christianity: their unity and difference. Beyond time and eternity: reflections on Passover and Easter. The strangeness of faith. A Jew looks at Jesus. The Incarnate Word: a Communion service homily.--The understanding of faith: Hermeneutics: the mode of interpretation. Hegel and his influence on Biblical theology. Five meanings of the word "historical". Some variant meanings of the word "myth". On petitionary prayer. Objective facticity and the historicity of faith: a new version of the doctrine of two truths. The "death of God" theology, and the living God of the Bible.--The witness of faith in the world: The Christian mythology of Socialism. Historicism as touchstone.Theological presuppositions of social philosophy. Society, democracy, and the state: a Biblical-realist view. Christian faith and totalitarian rule. Religious revival and moral crisis. The Great Society and the American constitutional tradition.