The Reality of Biblical Theology

Elliott, M. W. (2008) The Reality of Biblical Theology. Series: Religions and discourse (39). Peter Lang: Oxford ; New York. ISBN 9783039113569

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Abstract

This book demonstrates a number of approaches made by biblical scholars to find a theology of the Christian Scripture. It then considers attempts to bridge the gap between exegesis and dogmatics by appeal to the discipline of ‘fundamental theology’ and the doctrine of Revelation. It finds that, for all the interesting questions raised, one is forced back to the Bible from where one must form the themes and concepts which have been developed by theologians through the ages, and which with help from biblical historical critics can be made to refresh theology and serve the Church. This is done by examining the role of ‘faith’ in the two testaments and by considering how the Bible’s understanding of that which receives revelation is itself useful for the total enterprise of theology

Item Type:Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Elliott, Professor Mark
Authors: Elliott, M. W.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Theology and Religious Studies
Publisher:Peter Lang
ISBN:9783039113569

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