:Can Christians and churches be both catholic and Reformed? In this volume, two accomplished young theologians argue that to be Reformed means to go deeper into true catholicity rather than away from it. Their manifesto for a catholic and Reformed...
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:Can Christians and churches be both catholic and Reformed? In this volume, two accomplished young theologians argue that to be Reformed means to go deeper into true catholicity rather than away from it. Their manifesto for a catholic and Reformed approach to dogmatics seeks theological renewal through retrieval of the rich resources of the historic Christian tradition. The book provides a survey of recent approaches toward theological retrieval and offers a renewed exploration of the doctrine of sola scriptura. It includes a substantive afterword by J. Todd Billings.
R. Michael Allen (PhD, Wheaton College) is Kennedy Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and dean of the faculty at Knox Theological Seminary in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is the author of several books, including "Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics: An Introduction and Reader", "Reformed Theology", and "The Christ's Faith: A Dogmatic Account". He also serves as book review editor for the" International Journal of Systematic Theology" and is ordained in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
Dr. Scott R. Swain (PhD.,Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary, FL. Before joining the RTS faculty, Scott taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX.
Scott seeks to fuel a passion for evangelical theology ? theology done according to the gospel ? in the classroom and the church. He is the author of God according to the Gospel: Biblical Narrative and the Identity of God in the Theology of Robert W. Jenson, Father, Son, and Spirit: The Trinity and Johns Gospel (co-author with Andreas Kostenberger), and Invitation to Biblical Interpretation (co-author with Andreas Kostenberger and Richard Patterson). -Editorial Review.
- :<b>contents<br></b>introduction: Renewal Through Retrieval<br>1. Learning Theology In The School Of Christ: The Principles Of Theology And The Promise Of Retrieval<br>2. Retrieving <i>sola Scriptura</i>, Part One: The Catholic Context Of <i>sola Scriptura<br></i>3. Retrieving <i>sola Scriptura</i>, Part Two: Biblical Traditioning<br>4. A Ruled Reading Reformed: The Role Of The Church's Confession In Biblical Interpretation<br>5. In Defense Of Proof Texting<br>afterword: Rediscovering The Catholic-reformed Tradition For Today: A Biblical Christ-centered Vision For Church Renewal (by J.&nbsp;todd Billings)<br>index