Scottish Theology From John Knox to John Mcleod Campbell
A fresh account of the development of Scottish theology - from the Reformation to the nineteenth century. T.F. Torrance discusses the theology of John Knox, the Reformers and their immediate successors, the Solemn League and Covenant, the politicisation of theology,...
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A fresh account of the development of Scottish theology - from the Reformation to the nineteenth century. T.F. Torrance discusses the theology of John Knox, the Reformers and their immediate successors, the Solemn League and Covenant, the politicisation of theology, the Federal Theology of the Westminster Calvinists, the rejection by the Kirk of its profoundest theologian John McLeod Campbell and the continuing tension between Reformation and Westminster theology until modern times. He explores the nature of Scottish theology and the Scottish Enlightenment through studies of 'Moderates' and 'Evangelicals' and their relationships, Episcopalian Calvinists such as Bishop Robert Leighton, and the rise of missions to heathen nations. Throughout the book, the central themes are the doctrine of God and the atoning death of Christ, and the nature of the Gospel and of faith. Professor Torrance suggests how the Churches can find the way behind their divisions to this faith and to their Biblical
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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