By Timothy Larsen
Evangelicalism, a colourful and transforming into expression of ancient Christian orthodoxy, is already one of many biggest and so much geographically diversified worldwide spiritual activities. This better half bargains an up to date articulation of evangelical theology that's either devoted to old evangelical convictions and in discussion with modern highbrow contexts and issues. as well as unique and artistic essays on principal Christian doctrines equivalent to Christ, the Trinity, and Justification, it breaks new flooring by means of supplying evangelical reflections on concerns similar to gender, race, tradition, and global religions. This quantity additionally strikes past the confines of Anglo-American views to supply separate essays exploring evangelical theology in African, Asian, and Latin American contexts. The members to this quantity shape an unrivalled checklist of a lot of present day most outstanding evangelical theologians and critical rising voices.
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55. There is a possibility that theologians espousing this new conceptuality have simply exchanged masters; ‘‘relationality’’ may simply be the new ‘‘substance’’! Paul Molnar cautions against allowing some principle other than God to define the meaning of relationality. See Divine Freedom and the Doctrine of the Immanent Trinity (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 2002), pp. 126–46. 56. See Kwame Bediako, Theology and Identity: The Impact of Culture upon Christian Thought in the Second Century and in Modern Africa (Oxford: Regnum, 1992).
Ch. 8. 50. Roger Olson and Christopher Hall, The Trinity (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2002), p. 2. 51. ), Trinitarian Soundings in Systematic Theology (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 2006). 52. Stanley Grenz, The Social God and the Relational Self (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2001). Other evangelicals, however, worry that the social analogy leads to tritheism, the heretical belief in three gods. Cambridge Collections Online © Cambridge University Press, 2007 34 Kevin J. Vanhoozer 53. Miroslav Volf, After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998).
See especially Pinnock, Most Moved Mover, pp. 140–50. 41. , p. 145. 42. For example, one critic described open theism as ‘‘a dangerous trend within evangelical circles of creating God in man’s image’’ (Norman Geisler, Creating God in the Image of Man [Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House, 1997], p. 11). ), Beyond the Bounds: Open Theism and the Undermining of Biblical Christianity (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2003) and Millard Erickson, What Does God Know and When Does He Know It? (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2003).
The Cambridge Companion to Evangelical Theology (Cambridge Companions to Religion) by Timothy Larsen