Evangelical Theological Method: Five Views
:How should one approach the task of theology? The question of methodology is increasingly one of interest among theologians, who recognize that the very manner in which we approach theology informs both the questions we ask and the conclusions...
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:How should one approach the task of theology? The question of methodology is increasingly one of interest among theologians, who recognize that the very manner in which we approach theology informs both the questions we ask and the conclusions we reach. This volume in IVP's Spectrum Multiview series brings together five evangelical theologians with distinctly different approaches to the theological task. After presenting the approaches-which include appeals to Scripture, context, missions, interdisciplinary studies, and dogmatics-each contributor responds to the other views. Emerging from this theological conversation is an awareness of our methodological commitments and the benefits that each approach can bring to the theological task. Contributors:
Sung Wook Chung
John R. Franke
Telford C. Work
Victor Ifeanyi Ezigbo
Paul Louis Metzger
Stanley E. Porter (Ph.D., University of Sheffield) is president, dean, and professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario. He is the author of many books on the New Testament and the editor of more than forty other volumes, including Reading the Gospels Today.
Some of his significant works include Idioms of the Greek New Testament; Paul in Acts; Fundamentals of New Testament Greek; The Criteria for Authenticity in Historical-Jesus Research; The Book of Acts (New International Greek Testament Commentary); The Pastoral Epistles (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament); Verbal Aspect in the Greek of the New Testament, with Reference to Tense and Mood (Studies in Biblical Greek ; Vol 1) and Romans (Readings: A New Biblical Commentary).
Koorong -Editorial Review.
- :method In Systematic Theology: An Introduction—stanley E. Porter And Steven M. Studebaker
- Codifying God’s Word: Bible Doctrines/conservative Theology—sung Wook Chung
- Living God’s Love: Missional Theology—john R. Franke
- Framers And Painters: Interdisciplinary Theology—telford C. Work
- God In Human Context: Reflection On Theology’s Contextuality And Contextual Theology—victor Ifeanyi Ezigbo
- Confessing The Faith: A Trinitarian Method In Dogmatic Theology—paul Louis Metzger
- Response To Other Contributors—sung Wook Chung
- Response To Other Contributors—john R. Franke
- Response To Other Contributors—telford C. Work
- Response To Other Contributors—victor Ifeanyi Ezigbo
- Response To Other Contributors—paul Louis Metzger
- What Have We Learned Regarding Theological Method, And Where Do We Go From Here? Tentative Conclusions—stanley E. Porter And Steven M. Studebaker