Exploring the Range of Theology by Theodore Runyon PDF

By Theodore Runyon

ISBN-10: 1498258964

ISBN-13: 9781498258968

ISBN-10: 1610970667

ISBN-13: 9781610970662

each man or woman is a theologian. we have now a interest in regards to the final context within which we exist. Theologians aid us spell that out, and look at what religion is all approximately. The wide-ranging matters and questions this publication addresses commence with the variations among Christianity and different religions, learn the relation among the Bible, technology, and evolution, discover the position of spiritual adventure within the delivery of religion, and view the contribution theologians like Paul Tillich, Friedrich Gogarten, Teilhard de Chardin, Jürgen Moltmann, and John Wesley could make to our concept today.

"Be it in discussing Paul Tillich's philosophical theology, or Teilhard de Chardin's theology of evolution, or the theology of desire or the theology of liberation, it was once consistently useful hearing the spirit of John Wesley coming to us powerfully via Ted Runyon's contributions. This . . . is a set of principles for current and destiny theology, and it's so good written that any one with curiosity can comprehend it. Whoever thinks deeply can write truly. Professor Runyon is considered one of them."
-Jürgen Moltmann
Professor Emeritus of Theology
University of Tübingen

"This treasure chest of theological gemstones is a brilliant reward to all scholars of Christian divinity. the big variety of debate companions is remarkable; the problem that any theology is to advertise the transformation of human lives is a fit provocation. Runyon's suggestion of orthopathy rightly reveals a robust resonance. His mirrored image at the varied personality of emotions and (religious) event is imperative for a severe research of Pietism, Methodism, and smooth subjectivism."
--Manfred Marquardt
Professor Emeritus of Theology
United Methodist Theological Seminary
Reutlingen, Germany

"Exploring the diversity of Theology is a most useful compilation of articles through distinctive theologian Theodore Runyon . . . This quantity demonstrates how the writer has been bringing this Wesleyan viewpoint fruitfully to endure on quite a lot of major themes-biblical, theological, experiential, and ecological. normally, the writing is either scholarly and eminently readable, and should be welcomed alike by means of colleagues, former scholars, and the final reader."
--Norman Young
Professor Emeritus
United college of Theology
Melbourne, Australia

"In this awesome selection of essays Theodore Runyon . . . indicates us the tensions among mystical and revelational theologies in addition to eu secular theologies and liberation theologies . . . In all of those essays we see what now we have come to count on from Runyon: theology at the leading edge yet accountable to the church, and an irenic and reasonable presence consistently trying to create the neighborhood of belief within which theology can thrive."
--M. Douglas Meeks
Cal Turner Chancellor Professor of Theology and Wesleyan Studies
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee

Theodore Runyon is Professor of Systematic Theology Emeritus at Candler tuition of Theology, Emory college. A graduate of Lawrence college, Drew college, and the college of Göttingen, he's writer of the recent construction: John Wesley's Theology this day and editor of 5 different books.

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