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Riassunto: To an increasing number of people these days, the announcement of God as a timeless immaterial substance, a single subject who is the predetermining cause of all things, does not sound like good news. Concerned that such problematic understandings of God continue to govern current debates, F. LeRon Shults explores the emerging theological revival of such themes as the Trinity and eschatology. Linking traditional attributes of God with contemporary philosophy, his book culminates with a reformed doctrine of God that revolves around themes of God's omniscient faithfulness, omnipotent love, and omnipresent hope.
Evangelical in conviction while engaged with a variety of Christian traditions, Shults navigates a faithful way between dismissing the biblical tradition and fossilizing it in early modern categories. Reforming the Doctrine of God marks an astute and much-needed reconstruction of Christian theology for our day.
From the Publisher:
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
— Harvard Divnity School
"Reforming the Doctrine of God is a significant contribution to contemporary theology. Making personal relationality central to his interpretation of Christian doctrine, F. LeRon Shults brilliantly illumines not only the Christian understanding of God but also its significance for faith, hope, and love. It is astonishing how well he integrates biblical and historical resources with contemporary discussions. I recommend this book not only for students but also for anyone seeking a well-informed, balanced, and clearly written treatment of central Christian themes. This book is a must-read."
— Oxford University
"Another important contribution to theological reflection by this rising star. Shults’s careful study will be welcomed by all concerned with liberating the gospel from its past cultural imprisonments and ensuring its faithful proclamation in the present and the future."
— Norwegian Lutheran School of Theology
"F. LeRon Shults has written a book on God that opens up a new landscape in theology proper. Firmly grounded in tradition and resources offered by others, he develops an original argument for reforming the doctrine of God. Anyone who thinks that present theology is dated or a mere repetition of the past should reconsider that verdict after having read this book."
Daniel L. Migliore
— Princeton Theological Seminary
"Arguing that traditional formulations of the doctrine of God are inadequate both in light of the biblical witness and in the wake of the late modern ‘turn to relationality,’ Shults offers a bold reconstruction of the doctrine of God that centers on omniscient faithfulness, omnipotent love, and omnipresent hope. A notable addition to Shults’s ‘reforming Christian doctrine’ series."
Wesley J. Wildman
— Boston University
"Equally at home in the patristic, medieval, Reformation, and contemporary eras, F. LeRon Shults is a generous interpreter of the theologians he discusses. His creative reconstruction of the doctrine of God is worthy of close attention from all theologians committed to the ongoing task of interpreting the sacred texts and confessions of the Christian tradition."
Titolo: Reforming the Doctrine of God
Casa editrice: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Data di pubblicazione: 2005
Condizione libro: New
Descrizione libro Eerdmans. Condizione libro: Very Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting. Codice libro della libreria AA-3-3-01548
Descrizione libro Eerdmans Publishing Company, William B. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Codice libro della libreria G0802829880I3N00
Descrizione libro Eerdmans, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. This is a very clean, square and tight copy with no underlining or marks in the text. Minimal wear to the covers. Codice libro della libreria mon0000105996
Descrizione libro Eerdmans. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: Good. 0802829880 TITLE: REFORMING THE DOCTRINE OF GODAUTHOR: SHULTS, F LERONISBN 10: 0802829880ISBN 13: 9780802829887BINDING: PaperbackPUBLICATION DATE: 2005PAGES: 326DESCRIPTION: Used book in good or better condition. Books weighing more than 4 pounds require extra postage. Codice libro della libreria U0802829887
Descrizione libro William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0802829880
Descrizione libro Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Very Good. Corner bumped. No marks noted in text. Codice libro della libreria tag03251315
Descrizione libro Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Very Good. Light shelf wear. No marks noted in text. Codice libro della libreria tag11191303
Descrizione libro Eerdmans Publishers, 2005. Condizione libro: NEAR FINE. 2005. Trade paperback. Clear tape reinforces spine. 326pp. NEAR FINE. Ex-college library with the usual. Codice libro della libreria 2645472
Descrizione libro Eerdmans Publishers, 2005. Condizione libro: NEW. 2005. First printing. Trade paperback. 321pp. Index NEW. Codice libro della libreria 2647800
Descrizione libro 11/1/2005, 2005. Condizione libro: New. Reforming the Doctrine of God. Codice libro della libreria BBS-9780802829887