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By Oliver Davies

Major advances in technological know-how deliver new understandings of the human as a team spirit of brain, physique, and international and calls into query the deep-seated dualistic presuppositions of recent theology. Oliver Davies argues that the altering framework permits a go back to the defining query of the Easter Church: "Where is Jesus Christ?" this can be a query that may result in a primary reorientation of theology, because it supplies area for the theological reception of the disruptive presence of the dwelling Christ because the current fabric in addition to formal item of theology on the planet. on the centre of this examine hence is a brand new theology of the doctrine of the exaltation of Christ, dependent upon St. Paul's come upon with the exalted or commissioning Christ at the street to Damascus. This areas calling and commissioning on the middle of systematic theology. It offers the floor for a brand new knowing of theology as transcending the Academy-Church department in addition to the divide among systematic and functional theology. It issues additionally to a brand new severe theological approach to engagement and collaboration.

This booklet starts off to discover new types of world-centred theological rationality within the contexts not just of scripture, doctrine, anthropology, ecclesiology, and religion, but in addition of Christian politics and philosophy. it's a paintings of latest and worldwide Christological promise in primary Theology, and is addressed to all those people who are involved, from whichever denomination, with the continued energy of Christianity in a altering world.

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