The Go Between God

Author: John V. Taylor
Publisher: Scm Press
ISBN: 9780334029694
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First published in 1972 by SCM Press, The Go-Between God is here re-issued in our prestigious SCM Classics series. In 1967 John V Taylor was invited to give the Cadbury Lectures in Theology at the University of Birmingham. The experience then stimulated him to the extend he felt compelled to rewrite the original series of eight lectures which now make up the chapters of The Go-Between God. This new edition contains a new Foreword by David Wood, John V Taylor's great admirer. The Reverend Dr David Wood is Rector of Joondalup, Western Australia and the Anglican Chaplain to Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia.

Contemporary Doctrine Classics

Author: Church of England. Doctrine Commission
Publisher: Church House Publishing
ISBN: 9780715140451
Format: PDF, Docs
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This volume brings together three classic books from the Church of England's Doctrine Commission: 'We Believe in God' (1987), 'We Believe in the Holy Spirit' (1991) and 'The Mystery of Salvation' (1996).

Apologetics without Apology

Author: Elaine Graham
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1498284132
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Against many expectations, religion has not vanished from Western culture. People are troubled and fascinated in equal measure by this new visibility and are unsure whether it is right to (re)incorporate the vocabulary of faith into our common life. This unprecedented co-existence of religion and secularism is sometimes termed the “postsecular,” and in this book Elaine Graham considers some of its implications for the public witness of Christianity. She argues that everyone, from church leaders, theologians, local activists, and campaigners, needs to learn again how to “speak Christian” in these contexts. They need to articulate credible theological justifications for their involvement in public life and to justify the very relevance of their faith to a culture that no longer grants automatic privilege or credence. This entails a retrieval of the ancient practice of apologetics, in order to encourage and equip Christians to defend and commend their core principles and convictions in public. This “new apologetics” involves discerning the actions of God in the world, participating in the praxis of God’s mission and bearing witness in word and deed. Rather than being an adversarial or argumentative process, this is an invitation to dialogue and to the rejuvenation of our public life.

The Holy Spirit

Author: Eugene F. Rogers, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405136235
Format: PDF
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Beginning with the Church Fathers and moving right through to the present day, The Holy Spirit offers a theologically informed, international collection of the most important texts relating to Christians' understanding of the Holy Spirit. A new volume of texts and readings offering a chronologically-organized selection of the most important and interesting writings on the Holy Spirit Considers how the Holy Spirit has always been an integral part of both Christian belief and systematic theology - from the Church Fathers through to the present day Each set of readings is prefaced by an introduction from the editor, drawing out the main themes and important historical points, and linking the readings to what has gone before Tackles the disagreements over the role of the Holy Spirit within the Trinity, and how it was a contributing factor in the split between the Western and Eastern Church Opens with a newly-commissioned essay describing the importance of the Holy Spirit in the theology of the last one hundred years, and in particular in relation to the revival of Trinitarian theology

Der lebendige Gott und die F lle des Lebens

Author: Jürgen Moltmann
Publisher: Gütersloher Verlagshaus
ISBN: 3641141419
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Ein Leben, das Gott gefunden hat, ist erfülltes Leben Modernes Leben ohne Gott ist reduziertes Leben. Jürgen Moltmann zeigt, welche Verheißung darin wohnt, sich dem lebendigen Gott anzuvertrauen. Sein Ausgangspunkt ist die biblische Erfahrung der unbedingten Nähe, der zuvorkommenden Liebe und der unerschöpflichen Lebendigkeit Gottes. Gott ist nicht unbeweglich, leidensunfähig und den Menschen fern. Was es heißt, in dieser Nähe, Liebe und Lebendigkeit Gottes zu leben, darum geht es im Zweiten Teil. In der Freiheit und Freundschaft Gottes erwachsen die Liebe zum Leben, Wachheit der Sinne und Mut zum Denken und Handeln. Darin wird menschliches Leben wahrhaftig und wirklich gelebt. Jürgen Moltmann hat ein kluges, zu-gleich weises und sehr persönliches Buch geschrieben. Es versammelt Erfahrungen aus einem langen Leben und Einsichten in die Begrenzungen und Möglichkeiten unseres Daseins. Was es bewirkt, mit Gott zu leben Eine theologische Ermutigung zum diesseitigen Leben

Dogmatik im Grundriss

Author: Karl Barth
Publisher: Tvz - Theologischer Verlag Zurich
ISBN: 9783290110307
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Karl Barth (1886-1968) studierte Theologie in Bern, Berlin, Tubingen, Marburg und war von 1909 bis 1921 Pfarrer in Genf und Safenwil. Mit seiner Auslegung des Romerbriefes (1919, 1922) begann eine neue Epoche der evangelischen Theologie. Dieses radikale Buch trug ihm einen Ruf als Honorarprofessor nach Gottingen ein, spater wurde er Ordinarius in Munster und Bonn. Er war Mitherausgeber von Zwischen den Zeiten (1923-1933), der Zeitschrift der Dialektischen Theologie. Karl Barth war der Autor der Barmer Theologischen Erklarung und Kopf des Widerstands gegen die Gleichschaltung der Kirchen durch den Nationalsozialismus. 1935 wurde Barth von der Bonner Universitat wegen Verweigerung des bedingungslosen Fuhrereids entlassen. Er bekam sofort eine Professur in Basel, blieb aber mit der Bekennenden Kirche in enger Verbindung. Sein Hauptwerk, Die Kirchliche Dogmatik, ist die bedeutendste systematisch-theologische Leistung des 20. Jahrhunderts.

The Christlike God

Author: John V. Taylor
Publisher: Scm Press
ISBN: 9780334029366
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The central thesis of The Christlike God is that Jesus is the reflection in human life of the being of God. John Taylor begins by pointing out how few religious people-or non-religious people- ever stop and think about God, but tend to live with an unconscious stereotype. He discusses throughout the text how we acquire our idea of God, the nature of revelation experience, and the range of reflection on God both within and out-with the Christian tradition. Bishop John Taylor was one of the twentieth century's leading Anglican missionary statesmen. An ecumenist, Africanist and theologian of internatioanl repute, he served as a General Secretary of the Church MIssionary Society at a crucial stage in its development and later became Bishop of Windsor.

The Church Mission Society and World Christianity

Author: Dr. Kevin Ward
Publisher: Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN:
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This volume marking the bicentenary of the Church Mission Society not only recounts the history of a major mission institution but also provides significant discussion about the meaning of mission and the expansion of Christianity worldwide. Written by a team of contributors from five continents, these essays throw light on the practice of cross-cultural mission in our contemporary world, making this book of value to anyone who is concerned with mission strategies today.