This book explores the major renaissance that Trinitarian theology has undergone in recent decades. Remarkably, all the main Christian denominations have participated in this, and contemporary Trinitarian theology is a discussion that often crosses over confessional boundaries.
In The Ethics of Death, the authors undertake an examination of the deaths that we experience as members of a larger moral community. Unafraid of difficult topics, they fully engage suicide, physician assisted suicide, euthanasia, capital punishment, abortion, and war as areas of life where death poses moral challenges.
In this book Whidden argues that illumination is a critical systematic motif in Aquinas?theology, one that involves the nature of truth, knowledge, and God; at the root, Aquinas?theology of light, or illumination, is Christological, grounding human knowledge of God and eschatological beatitude.
Behind the Gospels offers a general theoretical discussion of the nature of oral tradition and the formation of ancient texts and provides a critical survey of the field, from classical form-criticism down to the present day.
How do the theological convictions that Augustine brought to his preaching challenge, sustain, or shape our work today? By presenting Augustine's thought on preaching to contemporary readers Sanlon contributes a major new piece to the ongoing reconsideration of preaching in the modern day.
The author draws together the strengths of two exegetical approaches to the Gospel of Mark in this volume. With liturgical sensitivity and exegetical skill, Jacobsen here provides a unique preaching resource that will build biblical literacy by assisting both preachers and listeners in understanding Mark's Gospel as narrative-theological whole, not just as a collection of loosely related stories.
This book argues that texts--even literary texts--, have an eschatology, too, a part in God's purpose for the cosmos. This book tells the story of how readers participate in the future of the word, the eschatology of texts.