Faith Seeking Understanding

Author: Daniel L. Migliore
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 0802871852
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A superb, standard Christian theology text for nearly a quarter century, Daniel Migliore's Faith Seeking Understanding explores all of the major Christian doctrines in freshly contemporary ways. This third edition offers new FOR FURTHER READING suggestions at the end of each chapter, a substantial expansion of the glossary, and new material incorporated throughout, including a section on Christians and Muslims. Further, the three imaginary theological dialogues culminating the book -- pointedly playful exchanges that have delighted countless readers -- are here joined by a fourth dialogue, between Karl Barth and Friedrich Nietzsche, on atheism. All in all, a new generation of students, pastors, and Christian educators, eager to better understand the rich heritage, central themes, and contemporary challenges of Christian theology, will find both guidance and stimulation in Migliore's updated work.

Theology And Religious Studies In Higher Education

Author: D.L. Bird
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 144115664X
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Theology and religious studies co-exist in the majority of departments in higher education institutions within the UK, yet there has been very little debate or discussion on how these two disciplines relate to one another in this context and on a more general level. This new collection of essays aims to redress the balance and to add to fruitful discussion in this area Including essays by some of today's leading academics on the sometimes contentious relationship between religious studies - or the study of religions - and theology, this volume is international in scope, with contributions from scholars from the UK, USA, South Africa, Netherlands, Sweden and Iran. Many of the essays offer a contextualised account of the evolving relationship between the disciplines. The contributors address such issues as the place of theology within today's universities; the problem of clashing methodologies in theology and religious studies; the possibility for a 'theological religious studies'; approaching the study of religions without theology; interdisciplinary approaches for bridging the theology/religious studies divide; and the place of biblical studies in the theology/religious studies debate.

Gott Und Das Nichtige

Author: Matthias Dominique Wüthrich
Publisher: Theologischer Verlag Zürich
ISBN: 3290174093
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Wie kann und soll vom Bosen gesprochen werden? Die gegenwartig vielfaltig konstatierte Sprachnot in der Rede vom Bosen betrifft nicht nur ihren Inhalt, sondern auch ihren Redemodus. Kurz nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg verfasst Karl Barth im Rahmen seiner Kirchlichen Dogmatik einen Paragraphen, den er mit Gott und das Nichtige uberschreibt. Barth nimmt sich darin in ausserst pointierter und bedenkenswerter Weise jener Sprachnot in der Rede vom Bosen an. Er transformiert dabei an wesentlichen Punkten theologische und philosophische Denktraditionen in der Rede vom Bosen. Die vorliegende Untersuchung nimmt diesen Paragraphen zum Ausgangspunkt einer grundlichen Analyse von Barths Rede vom Nichtigen. Verhandelt werden u. a. Genese, Phanomengehalt, Funktion und Redemodus der Rede vom Nichtigen. Die Untersuchung schliesst mit dem Versuch einer kritischen Weiterfuhrung von Barths Rede vom Nichtigen mittels einer systematisch-theologischen Besinnung auf Inhalt und Redemodus der Klage. Matthias Dominique Wuthrich, Dr. theol., VDM, 1972, ist Beauftragter fur Theologie am Institut fur Theologie und Ethik des Schweizerischen Evangelischen Kirchenbundes.

Communicative Theology

Author: Matthias Scharer
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 3643501269
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Die zahlreichen Publikationen zur Kommunikativen Theologie in den letzten Jahren haben unterschiedliche Reaktionen ausgelost. Dieses Buch greift diese auf, bringt kritisch-konstruktive Anfragen und zeigt Weiterfuhrungen auf. *** During the last few years numerous communicative-theological publications have triggered off different reactions. This book picks up these reactions and answers them by introducing critical-constructive contributions and by suggesting further developments.

Einleitung In Die Systematische Theologie

Author: Konrad Stock
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110218011
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The author presents an introduction to Systematic Theology which illustrates the essential relationship between dogmatics and ethics. This relationship is based on the idea that religion and human behavior correlate internally. The aim is to describe Christian existence as a way of living in responsibility before God and with commitment to the common good of society, which provides the necessary external frame of the church as a religious community and its existence in love and hope.