Incarnation: The Person and Life of Christ
This first of two volumes comprises Thomas Torrance's lectures delivered to students in Christian Dogmatics on Christology at New College, Edinburgh, from 1952 to 1978. In eight chapters these expertly edited lectures focus on the meaning and significance of the...
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This first of two volumes comprises Thomas Torrance's lectures delivered to students in Christian Dogmatics on Christology at New College, Edinburgh, from 1952 to 1978. In eight chapters these expertly edited lectures focus on the meaning and significance of the incarnation
The most readable and accessible of Torrance's works
^An invaluable introduction to the thought of Thomas Torrance and to the heart and core of his theological reflections throughout his published work
^A major account of the whole classical and also reformed doctrine of the person of Christ
^Interacts extensively with Scripture, making it a theological commentary on the whole Bible
^Available for the first time, it contains new material never before published on key issues and themes
^Illuminates and fills out a number of important topics he touched on but did not develop elsewhere
"T. F. Torrance stands as one of the finest English-speaking theologians of modern times. Here we have the nearest thing to the systematic theology he had always hoped to write. Scripturally rooted, philosophically acute and always alert to the theological issues that really matter, this book cannot fail to inspire anyone who cares about constructive Christian thought in our day."
^^Jeremy Begbie, Thomas Langford Research Professor of Theology, Duke University
Robert T. Walker has degrees in philosophy and theology from Edinburgh University, Scotland. As T. F. Torrance's nephew, Walker has gained an intimate understanding of Torrance's theology, studying under him and hearing these lectures given in person. He currently divides his time between teaching theology at Edinburgh University and teaching outdoor pursuits in Perthshire.He has edited two volumes of T.F. Torrance Atonement: The Person and Work of Christ and Incarnation: The Person and Life of Christ .
Thomas F.Torrance was Emeritus Professor of Christian dogmatics, University of Edinburgh. He was one of the distinguished theologians of the 20th Century who has written extensively on Trinitarian Theology, on the relationship between Science and Theology, and on the Person and Work of Christ. His work is a balance between neo-Barthian and Reformed theology, and is captured in his numerous works including highly regarded The Trinitarian Faith and The Christian Doctrine of God. Other works include The Mediation of Christ; Space,Time and Incarnation; Trinitarian Perspectives and Space,Time and Resurrection. His most recent publications edited posthumorously by Robert T. Walker is Incarnation: The Person and Life of Christ. and Atonement: The Person and Work of Christ
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