The ebook brings jointly a suite of comparable reports at the nature of Scripture and of Christian theology by means of the most well known representatives of Protestant theology of our time. After a quick creation at the atmosphere of the publication and its significant topics, the 1st a part of the quantity examines subject matters at the nature and interpretation of Scripture. A accomplished concept approximately Scripture and its interpretation is through a examine of Scripture because the embassy of the risen Christ, and via 3 comparable chapters reading the ways that commonly assorted significant sleek theologians (Barth, T.F. Torrance and Rowan Williams) have understood the character and interpretation of the Bible.
The moment a part of the quantity makes a cumulative suggestion in regards to the nature and initiatives of Christian theology, reading the elemental rules of systematic theology, the distinct position and scope of cause in Christian theology, the relation of theology to the arts, and the vocation of theology to advertise the peace of the church.
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