While realism is defined explicitly, Christianity is not. Nevertheless, several crutches could lead us to understand Bennett’s theological perspective. He helps us in this effort when he plainly rejects ‘post-Kantian idealism that represents the pride of autonomous reason’.
Picture: Professor John C. Bennett, Auburn Theological Seminary, Auburn, NY (Bucher, Glenn R. “John Coleman Bennett: The Presbyterian Years.” Journal of Presbyterian History (1962-1985), vol. 50, no. 1, 1972, pp. 3–17) http://www.jstor.org/stable/23327249. Accessed 28 Apr. 2022.)