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Interesting examples of conservatives include Charles Hodge, Systematic Theology, 3 Volumes (New York: Scribner's Sons, 1891); Donald G. Bloesch, Holy Scripture: Revelation, Inspiration and Interpretation (Downers' Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1994); and Millard Erickson, Christian Theology (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1983). Liberals include Rudolf Bultmann, Theology of the New Testament: Complete in One Volume, trans. Kendrick Grobel (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951/1955); Rudolf Bultmann, Jesus Christ and Mythology (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1958), esp. Ch. V; Gordon D. Kaufman, Systematic Theology: A Historicist Perspective (New York: Scribner's Sons, 1978); Gordon D. Kaufman, "On the Meaning of 'Act of God'," in God's Activity in the World: The Contemporary Problem, ed. Owen Thomas, Studies in Religion Series/American Academy of Religion, No. 31 (Chico, Calif.: Scholars Press, 1983), 137-62; Maurice Wiles, "Religious Authority and Divine Action," in God's Activity in the World: The Contemporary Problem, ed. Owen Thomas, Studies in Religion Series/American Academy of Religion, No. 31 (Chico, Calif.: Scholars Press, 1983), 181-94; Maurice Wiles, God's Action in the World: The Bampton Lectures for 1986 (SCM Press, 1986). See Murphy, Beyond liberalism and fundamentalism. for details. Philosophical systems, such as Kant’s, and theological systems, such as Schleiermacher’s, were pivotal to the liberal approach; in both cases, religion is restricted to a separate domain from nature, the realm of moral order or inward piety, respectively. It is a "two worlds" view of this sort and its 20th century legacy that scholars in theology and science are now trying to overcome.

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