Includes bibliographical references (p. -184) and index.
|LC Classifications||BL1138.26 .A53 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 194 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||194|
|LC Control Number||96903266|
Story Theology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The author reminds us that our Christian stories are at the heart of the fa /5(5). Support Future Picture Book Theology Projects! PBT is a joyful labor of love, requiring a huge investment of my time, energy, and money. If you have enjoyed or benefited from the PBT website, please consider saying thanks via a donation. 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. Quite thorough, but the beauty of The Story of Christian Theology is its readability - treating an exciting story as it deserves. Technical terms explained, not often too slanted, this is a terrific book for someone relatively new to church history/5.
One of the great things about reading robust theological books to my kids is that I get to learn theology along with them. Concepts that seem vast and incomprehensible transform, in the hands of the right author, into something simple, accessible, and yet still mysterious when I read them in a picture book . The Story of Christian Theology is a very reader-friendly book. While the author, a professor of theology at Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary, sees his book as a "refresher course" for Christian clergy, his audience is primarily the "untutored Christian layperson or student.". LifeWay offers the best theology books for all readers regarding Christian ethics. Browse the selection for adults and children now at ! In observance of Memorial Day, orders placed Friday through Monday will begin shipping on Tuesday, May In This panoramic work of historical theology, Roger Olson vividly recounts the deeds and words of the apostolic fathers of the second century, the clash between the theological schools of Alexandria and Antioch, the epochal division between East and West, the revolutionary advent of the Reformation and much more -- right on up to the dazzling, sometimes dismaying fallout that has continued to /5(9).
The background story -- The shaking of the foundations in theology -- The challenge from the philosophers of language -- The narrative quality of human experience -- The evolution of biblical criticism -- The erosion of the enlightenment myths -- Summary: the emergence of narrative theology -- The shapes of stories. Part introduction, part commentary, and part theology, this book is most of all a guidebook. It places scholarship on Scripture into the service of an integrated grasp of Scripture. It stresses story, but it is the history of a message with the power to renew our lives and redeem the world. Their story is at the service of the theology they contain, as they teach us about God, Christ, the Church and the demands of discipleship. The evangelists write as pastors to deepen the faith of their communities. We must also investigate the literary means through which they tell the story, the drama of the plot and the characters that are. In this major revision and expansion of the classic 20th Century Theology (), coauthored with Stanley J. Grenz, Roger Olson tells the full story of modern theology from Descartes to Caputo, from the Kantian revolution to postmodernism, now recast in terms of how theologians have accommodated or rejected modernity.