The Christian Doctrine of Humanity: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics
: Theological anthropology is a vast and complex doctrinal subject that needs to be elaborated with careful attention to its relation to other major doctrines. It must confess the glory and misery of humanity, from creation in the image of...
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Theological anthropology is a vast and complex doctrinal subject that needs to be elaborated with careful attention to its relation to other major doctrines. It must confess the glory and misery of humanity, from creation in the image of God to the fall into a state of sin. It must reckon with a holism that spans distinctions between body, soul, and spirit, and a unity that encompasses male and female, as well as racial and cultural difference. The Christian Doctrine of Humanity represents the proceedings of the sixth annual Los Angeles Theology Conference, which sought constructively and comprehensively to engage the task of theological anthropology.
Fred Sanders (Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA) Associate Professor of Theology in the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University in La Mirada, California. He is the author of The Deep Things of God: The Trinity and Evangelical Existence (Crossway, 2010); Blessed Trinity: An Approach to the Doctrine of God and Salvation; John Wesley on the Christian Life Crossway, 2012); Editor and contributor to Jesus in Trinitarian Perspective: An Introductory Christology (Broadman andHolman, 2007); The Image of the Immanent Trinity: Rahner's Rule and the Theological Interpretation of Scripture (NY: Peter Lang, 2005) and Dr. Doctrines Christian Comix, (four volumes from InterVarsity Press, July 1999.)
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Oliver D. Crisp (Ph.D., King's College, University of London) is Lecturer in Theology at the University of Bristol. Crisp is an evangelical philosophical theologian who completed his doctoral studies under Paul Helm. Previously, he taught at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland (2002-2004), and held the Frederick J. Crosson Research Fellowship in the Center for Philosophy of Religion, University of Notre Dame, USA (2004-2005). He was visiting lecturer at Regent College, Vancouver lecturing on Christology.
His published works include Jonathan Edwards: Philosophical Theologian (Ashgate, 2003), edited with Paul Helm, bringing together state-of-the-art essays from leading theologians and philosophers from the USA and UK on Edwards; also published Jonathan Edwards and the Metaphysics of Sin (Ashgate, 2005) and An American Augustinian: Sin and Salvation in the Dogmatic Theology of William G. T. Shedd
Two volumes on Christology; Divinity and Humanity: the Incarnation Reconsidered (Cambridge, 2007) and God Incarnate: Explorations in Christology(T & T Clark, 2009).
Forthcoming works include An Essay on Original Sin (Oxford University Press, 2010); Analytic Theology, edited with Michael Rea (Oxford University Press, 2008); A Reader in Contemporary Philosophical Theology (Continuum, 2008); Retrieving Dogmatics: Essays in Reformed Theology (Paternoster, 2010) and Helm on Philosophy of Religion: Collected Essays of Paul Helm (Ashgate, 2010).
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- :acknowledgementsintroduction (the Editors)list Of Contributors1.marc Cortez (wheaton College)2.megan Defranza (boston University School Of Theology)3.hans Madueme (covenant College)4.ian Mcfarland (university Of Cambridge)5.frances Young (university Of Birmingham) 4-6 More Essays Will Be Selected From Breakout Paper Submissions:1. Matthew Y. Emerson, Oklahoma Baptist University, 'mapping Anthropological Metaphysics With A Descensus Key: How Christ’s Descent To The Dead Informs The Body-mind Conversation'2. Cambria Janae Kaltwasser, Northwestern College, 'time-bound Subjects: Responsibility, Death, And Christian Hope'3. Joanna Leidenhag, University Of Edinburgh, And R. T. Mullins, University Of St. Andrews, 'flourishing In The Spirit: Distinguishing Incarnation And Indwelling For Theological Anthropology'4. Christa L. Mckirland, University Of St. Andrews; Jason Mcmartin, Biola University; Timothy H. Pickavance, Biola University, 'embodiment, Edwards, And Knowledge'5. David W. Mcnutt, Ivp Academic, 'created To Create? A Critique Of (and Appeal To) Human Creativity In Theological Anthropology'6. Richard Mouw, President Emeritus, Fuller Theological Seminary, 'the Relevance Of Biblical Eschatology For Philosophical Anthropology'7. Faith Glavey Pawl, University Of St. Thomas, 'human Superiority, Divine Providence, And The Animal Good: A Thomistic Defense Of Creaturely Hierarchy' 8. Lucy Peppiatt, Westminster Theological Centre, 'life In The Spirit: Christ's And Ours'9. Ryan Peterson, Talbot School Of Theology, 'created And Constructed Identities In Theological Anthropology'10. Chelle Stearns, The Seattle School, 'an Ecology Of Mutuality: Colin Gunton And Frances Young On Relationality, Disability, And Being Human'11. Gabrielle R. Thomas, Durham University, ''vulnerable, Yet Divine:' Retrieving Gregory Nazianzen's Account Of The Imago Dei'12. Aku Visala, University Of Helsinki, 'human Cognition And The Image Of God'