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Pneumatology: The Holy Spirit in Ecumenical, International and Contextual Perspective (2nd Edition)

Veli-Matti Karkkainen

Pneumatology: The Holy Spirit in Ecumenical, International and Contextual Perspective (2nd Edition)

Veli-Matti Karkkainen

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:An internationally respected scholar offers a biblical, historical, and theological assessment of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, focusing on the ecumenical and contextual experiences of the Spirit. This comprehensive review of pneumatology in global perspective examines various theological and denominational understandings of the Spirit, assesses key contemporary theologians of the Spirit, and inquires into several contextual approaches. The new edition has been substantially updated throughout to account for major developments in theology over the past decade.

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:An internationally respected scholar offers a biblical, historical, and theological assessment of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, focusing on the ecumenical and contextual experiences of the Spirit. This comprehensive review of pneumatology in global perspective examines various theological and denominational understandings of the Spirit, assesses key contemporary theologians of the Spirit, and inquires into several contextual approaches. The new edition has been substantially updated throughout to account for major developments in theology over the past decade.
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Meet the Author

Veli-Matti Karkkainen

Veli-Matti Karkkainen (D.Theol and DrTheol, Habil, University of Helsinki) is professor of systematic theology at Fuller Theological Seminary and also holds a teaching position at the University of Helsinki as Dozent of Ecumenics.

A prolific writer, Karkkinen has published 11 books in English (and seven in his native language, Finnish), most recently The Trinity: Global Perspectives (2007), One With God: Salvation as Deification and Justification (2004), and Trinity and Religious Pluralism: The Doctrine of the Trinity in Christian Theology of Religions (2004), Pneumatology: The Holy Spirit in Ecumenical, International, and Contextual Perspective and Christology: A Global Introduction. as well as more than 100 articles, which have appeared in international scholarly journals.

He is also the editor (with William Dyrness) of Global Dictionary of Theology (2008). He is a member of three working groups of the World Council of Churches and has participated in numerous international consultations. He is also an external examiner for Wales University.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents
    1. Introduction To Pneumatology As A Theological Discipline
    2. Biblical Perspectives On The Spirit
    3. Patristic Experience And The Doctrine Of The Spirit
    4. From Medieval To Modern Experiences And Reconstructions Of The Spirit
    5. The Spirit In Twentieth- And Twenty-first-century
    interpretations
    6. Contextual And Global Pneumatologies
    7. Holy Spirit Among Religions
    epilogue: Whither Pneumatology?
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 494479
  • Product Code 9780801099465
  • ISBN 0801099463
  • EAN 9780801099465
  • Pages 208
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category Pneumatology
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Feb 2018
  • Sales Rank #13528
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.285kg

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