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.
The church has to subject its beliefs and practices to the renewed scrutiny of Holy Scripture and restate the truth of Scripture in ways that faithfully communicate the gospel, advance the mission of the church and empower the people of God. These essays, edited by A. T. B. McGowan, explore the whole terrain of systematic theology in order to refresh the church.
In this comprehensive volume Thomas N. Finger takes on the formidable task of making explicit the often implicit theology of the Anabaptist movement and then presenting, for the sake of the welfare of the whole contemporary Christian church, his own constructive theology.
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.
Often treated like the younger sibling in theology, the doctrine of sanctification has spent the last few decades waiting not-so-patiently behind ideas such as election and justification by faith alone. In this volume, twelve theologians explore the meaning and significance of sanctification for contemporary evangelical theology and practice.
This collection of new and previously published essays by Kimlyn Bender sheds light on both the task of modern theology and the witness of the church. Among other topics, the essays discuss Barth's understanding of atheism, Schleiermacher's Christology and the challenges posed to the canon by Bart Ehrman.
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.
Exploring biblical, theological and historical perspectives, Robert A. Peterson and Michael D. Williams critique problemmatic aspects of Arminian thought, particularly Arminian views on human nature and God's sovereignty.
Michael Jinkins invites you to walk through the theological maze as you follow the pattern of the Apostles' Creed and consider the most profound reflections on Christian belief to be found through the ages.
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