From the opening pages of the Bible, we learn of God as one who communicates with humankind. This introduction to theology from Anthony Thiselton is divided into three parts, first mapping the main approaches, then introducing the major ideas and thinkers, and finally giving concise explanations of all the words and phrases readers need to know.
How should one approach the task of theology? This Spectrum volume brings together five evangelical theologians with distinctly different approaches to the theological task who present their own approach and respond to each of the other views. Emerging from this theological conversation is an awareness of our methodological commitments and the benefits that each can bring to the theological task.
Collected from Rich Wyld’s popular Theologygrams blog, these full-color diagrams will appeal to the theologian and the non-specialist reader alike. Clever, cheeky, and genuinely instructive, this little book will have you laughing along as Wyld captures the reality of church life and makes theological truths accessible in a way you’ve never seen before.
Anyone seeking to understand and explain the Christian faith is already engaged in doing theology. But how have these "words about God" been expressed? Fred Sanders leads readers on a tour of Christian theology by looking at seven of its most influential sentences from some of the church's most important figures.
One hundred years after Karl Barth launched crisis theology in response to the First World War, Carl Raschke proposes a critical theology in response to our global political and economic crisis, which takes up insights from the critical theory of the Frankfurt School and the new critical theory of Zizek and Badiou.
Elouise Renich Fraser describes her personal journey to become a theologian: confronting the past, befriending the Bible, developing theological imagination and finding an authentic voice.
In this quick and vibrant book, Kelly Kapic presents the nature, method and manners of theological study for newcomers to the field. He emphasizes that theology is more than a school of thought about God, but an endeavor that affects who we are. "Theology is about life," writes Kapic. "It is not a conversation our souls can afford to avoid."
Stanley J. Grenz and Roger E. Olson show what theology is, what tools theologians use, why every believer (advanced degrees or not) is a theologian and how the theological enterprise can be productive and satisfying.
Jesus didn't fall back on parables because he lacked the right words. Parables were the exact way Jesus intended to communicate. What pictures or analogies today can give us greater understanding of our faith? Adam English finds fresh insight in four: Christianity as story, game, language, culture. Here is a new way to view the Kingdom of God.
Paying particular attention to the issue of God's sovereignty, Jerry L. Walls and Joseph R. Dongell critique biblical and theological weaknesses of Calvinist thought.
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