Scottish theology: contexts and traditions

Fergusson, D. and Elliott, M. W. (2019) Scottish theology: contexts and traditions. In: Fergusson, D. and Elliott, M. W. (eds.) The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 1-11. ISBN 9780198759331 (doi:10.1093/oso/9780198759331.003.0001)

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Abstract

The introduction outlines the strategy of the three-volume project with its attention to theological texts, themes, movements, and figures all situated in their historical context. The ways in which the project can be distinguished from earlier studies of Scottish theology are outlined. The idea of a single, discrete Scottish theological tradition analogous to Scottish philosophy is considered but rejected on account of the scope and diversity of the material. Finally, the current state of theology in Scotland is discussed in relation to recent changes in the religious, social, and academic landscape.

Item Type:Book Sections (Introduction)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Elliott, Professor Mark
Authors: Fergusson, D., and Elliott, M. W.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Theology and Religious Studies
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISBN:9780198759331

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