Steven D. Cone's An Ocean Vast of Blessing: A Theology of Grace (KALOS Book PDF

By Steven D. Cone

people are made within the picture of God, and authentically coming to be human capacity to turn into like him. This paintings pursues a powerful and renewed theology of grace in dialog with the patristic traditions of Irenaeus, the Cappadocian Fathers, and Augustine, the medieval theology of Maximus and Aquinas, and such smooth interlocutors as Søren Kierkegaard, Bernard Lonergan, John Milbank, and John Behr. It thereby regrounds our interpretation of Scripture within the large culture of the church. by means of doing so, it argues that Christ's incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection shape the single attainable element of reference during which we will be able to comprehend the universe, as God creates it and works in it to carry us into union with himself.

"Inviting us to determine grace with new eyes, Cone gathers up numerous--and in lots of situations neglected--insights from the earlier, weaving them including the paintings of more moderen theologians to yield a theological imaginative and prescient that elucidates the aim of our personal lives, of human background, and of created fact in its entirety. For these looking a strong knowing of the doctrine of grace, this thought-provoking, wide-ranging ebook will function a welcome guide."
--J. Michael Stebbins, writer of The Divine Initiative

Steven D. Cone is affiliate Professor of Theology and Chair of the Bible/Theology box within the Undergraduate institution at Lincoln Christian University.

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