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The Character of Theology

An Introduction to Its Nature, Task, and Purpose

by John R. Franke

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Baker Academic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Theology, Doctrinal,
  • Philosophy,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Ministry - Evangelism,
  • Christian Theology - Ecclesiology,
  • Religion / Theology,
  • Theology: Contemporary Theology, Theology: General Studies/Reference,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Christianity - Evangelism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7845670M
    ISBN 100801026415
    ISBN 109780801026416
    OCLC/WorldCa57434155


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I found Franke’s book The Character of Theology to be a provocative but ultimately unsatisfying attempt to reconcile current linguistic and epistemological theory with evangelical Christian faith.

Franke’s approach throughout the book is to lay out the position of nonfoundationalist philosophy, pointing out where that conflicts with the crypto-modernist approach to dogmatic theology practiced by /5(8).

I found Franke’s book The Character of Theology to be a provocative but ultimately unsatisfying attempt to reconcile current linguistic and epistemological theory with evangelical Christian faith. Franke’s approach throughout the book is to lay out the position of nonfoundationalist philosophy, pointing out where that conflicts with the crypto-modernist approach to dogmatic theology practiced by /5.

- emphasizes the "local" nature of theology - engages the postmodern context - contrasts conservative and postconservative approaches - interacts with the broader faith community Sure to provoke intense discussion, The Character of Theology will help Christians to be faithful in a world in which the spiritual and intellectual landscape is ever changing.

Title: Character of Theology, The: An Introduction to Its Nature, Task, and Purpose - eBook By: John R. Franke Format: DRM Protected ePub Vendor: Baker Academic: Publication Date: ISBN: 3/5(1). The Character of Theology: An Introduction to Its Nature, Task, and Purpose.

John R. Franke Baker Academic Franke chairs the faculty and serves as an associate professor of theology at Biblical Theological Seminary in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. This book follows his collaborative work with Stanley Grenz, Beyond Foundationalism: Shaping Theology in a Postmodern Context (Louisville:.

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Download The Character Of Theology books, Writing from a ''postconservative evangelical'' perspective, this book introduces theology while being attuned to. Book description.

This study The Character of Theology book at the various ways in which theological conclusions are affected by the rationality of those who produce them.

The author's critique of the study of theology arises out of a conviction that theology has to establish its credibility as a mode of understanding if it is to be of by: 7. The Nature and Character of Theology: An Introduction to the Thought of J.A.

Quenstedt from Theologia Didactico-Polemica Sive Systema Theologicum Paperback – May 1, by Johann Andreas Quenstedt (Author)Author: Johann Andreas Quenstedt. John Franke’s new book, The Character of Theology: An Introduction to Its Nature, Task, and Purpose, promises to be a study of theology that will enable (what I have elsewhere called) a purple.

This book is a wide-ranging survey of the basic character of theological understanding. It explores various ways in which the nature of human thought and the character of human experience affect what theologians conclude about God.

Pailin addresses a number of ideas developed by major thinkers and applies them to theology in a manner not paralleled elsewhere/5(3). The book distinguishes between the power of narrative in biblical theology and the power of application in systematic theology, but also emphasizes the importance of their collaboration in ministry.

Having laid the foundation for pastoral ministry, Lawrence uses the three tools to build a biblical theology, telling the entire story of the Bible from five different angles. The Character of Theology by John Franke,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(34). The Anthropological Character of Theology: Conditioning Theological Understanding 1st Edition by David A.

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Categories of Theology A. Systematic 1. Prolegomena: Literally means “first word.” Deals with the _____ _____ of theology such as theological methodology, sources, and reasons for the study of theology.

Bibliology. This review was written for The Character of Theology: An Introduction to Its Nature, Task and Purpose. In this introduction to the endeavor of theology, Franke aims to outline a program that will prove sensitive to postmodern emphases as well as the mission of the church.

The Character of a Theologian. Posted On Octo Written by Dr. John Tweeddale, academic dean and professor of theology. When I was in seminary, I read a little booklet, On the Character of a True Theologian by Dutch Reformed theologian Herman Witsius. The faculty members at RBC recently read it together.

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Stanley Hauerwas is one of the most widely read and oft-cited theologians writing today. A prolific lecturer and author, he has been at the forefront of key developments in contemporary theology, ranging from narrative theology to the “recovery of virtue.” Yet despite his prominence and the esteem reserved for his thought, his work has never before been collected in a single volume that 3/5(6).

Book by Rosemary Jensen. Prayer can be an intimate connection to God, and taking time to reflect on the character and nature of God is vital to our spiritual growth. Combining the two will open exciting new vistas of worship for every believer.

In Learn More. Theology is, also, frequently used for the set of opinions exhibited by a writer, or class of writers, in any one or more productions. Thus we have the theology of Calvin, or of Arminius, or of Baxter, that of the Reformation, Princeton theology, and New England theology.

Men also speak of the theology of the Old, or of the New Testament, the. I would absolutely recommend this book for anyone wishing to thoroughly study the characters and content within the book of Esther.

Evangelicals might have a difficult time working with Fox's conclusion (assumption) that the story must be a work of fiction, nevertheless his analysis of the The Scroll an intelligently written piece of literature meant to instruct and explain various bits of Cited by:   This book provides a one-volume introduction to Catholic theology.

Part I includes chapters on the major themes of Catholic theology. Topics covered include the nature of theological thinking, the Triune God, the Creation, and the mission of the Incarnate Word. Part I also covers the character of the Christian sacramental life and the major themes of Catholic moral teaching.

Webster’s dictionary defines theology as “The science of God or of religion; the science which treats of the existence, character, and attributes of God, his laws and government, the doctrines we are to believe, and the duties we are to practice the science of Christian faith and life.”.

On Christian Theology is a collection of eighteen essays and lectures that were produced by Williams in the ’s and ’s. Although the subjects of these pieces vary, the collection is. Geerhardus Vos’s Definition.

The grandfather of biblical theology amongst evangelicals, Geerhardus Vos, defined biblical theology this way: “Biblical Theology is that branch of Exegetical Theology which deals with the process of the self-revelation of God deposited in the Bible.” 1 So what does that mean.

It means that biblical theology does not focus on the sixty-six books of the Bible. This course is a prerequisite to all other required courses of theology. Course Outline. Session 1 - Introduction to The Theology Program Session 2 - Defining Theology Session 3 - Categories of Theology Session 4 - Postmodern Epistemology Session 5 - Christian Epistemology Session 6 - Essentials of Theology Session 7 - Traditions of Christian.

About the Author. Wendy Alsup is the author of Practical Theology for Women, The Gospel-Centered Woman, and By His Wounds You Are Healed.

She began her public ministry as deacon of women’s theology and teaching at her church in Seattle, but she now lives on an old family farm in South Carolina, where she teaches math at a local community college and is a mother to her two boys.

In Protestant theology, the term character is used in another sense in treatises concerning the Blessed Trinity; the phrase "hypostatic character" being employed to signify the distinctive characteristic (or what Catholic theologians call the proprietas personalis) of each of the Three Divine Persons, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

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Within Christianity. 1) God is the primary character of the story (cf. Theology section above) 2) Human characters a) Primary i) Naomi ii) Ruth and Boaz are of secondary importance in comparison to Naomi b) Secondary i) Elimelech, Kilion, and Mahlon are seen as agents in creating a crisis for Naomi.

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