New PDF release: Content and Method in Christian Theology

By Alan P. F. Sell

“For 3 a long time, he flashed like a meteor around the theological horizon, after which vanished.” So writes Alan P.F. promote of Nels F.S. Ferré (1908-1971), a mid-twentieth-century theologian whose paintings is little remembered, regardless of his confident and infrequently provocative contributions to theological debates that undergo this day. whereas Professor promote speculates upon the explanations for this inattention, his fundamental difficulty is to teach that Ferré’s works increase undying questions about the family among content material and procedure in theology. How some distance do the private convictions of theologians impact their theological procedure? may possibly methodological judgements yield attenuated money owed of Christian doctrine? This in-depth research of Ferré’s proposal is a cautionary story in regards to the significance of the alternative of starting-points for theological mirrored image that may end up a useful source for theologians and historians of Christian inspiration, while additionally ultimate an approachable textual content for people with a normal curiosity in theology.

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