It is essential to have a general understanding of theology as there are elements of theology that must be intelligible or comprehended by humans. Therefore, exegesis and systematization of theology can help in revealing the truths about God and it is essential for the Christian theology to be Bible-based in order to present the truths about God. Christian theology can be broadly divided into three varieties - theology based on era, theology based on viewpoint and theology based on focus. An example of theology based on viewpoint is the Calvinistic theology whereas the biblical theology is an example of theology based on focus. The Modern theology is an example of theology based on era. Ryrie maintain that the exegesis is striving to explain the truth and the exegetical studies must be made before theological systemization can occur. The Bible is the most essential source to comprehend the dispensational periods. Although Old Testament theology has an incomparable role in the Holy Scriptures, it would be incomplete without the contribution of the New Testament truth. It is fundamental to realize that the theological systems have vital limitations and this system is limited by biblical revelation. As Charles Ryrie maintains, 'silence not clever logic is the best answer' for such limitations.
It is fundamental for a student of theology to be a believer in the Holy ...Show more