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Christian Theology by Millard J. Erickson The book Christian Theology is written by Millard J. Erickson. He has also penned several other books on similar topics. It starts off with a preface which acts like an introduction to the book, lets the reader know what to expect in the rest of the book…
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It ends with a conclusion and sums up the contents of the book for the reader. The first section is titled ‘Studying God’ and has six parts in it which further branch out into more chapters. The first part is called ‘What is Theology?’. Over here, the terms religion and theology are discussed in terms of Christianity. Theology is simply a study of religion. It allows one to get to know more about one’s religion and even lets one understand other religions. It talks of the different religions which are so popular in the world now and broadens one’s horizons. The Word of God i.e. the Bible is also discussed over here and how it helps the Christians in following their religion. The first chapter is called ‘The Nature of Religion’ and is followed by ‘The Definition of Theology’. Next is ‘Locating (Systematic) Theology on the Theological Map’ and then ‘The Need for Theology’. After this is more talk of theology in the chapters ‘The Starting Point of Theology’, ‘Theology as Science’ and finally the last one called ‘Why the Bible?’. The second part is called ‘Theology and Philosophy’ and it branches out into just three chapters which relate theology and philosophy of different time periods to each other. The first chapter of this part is ‘Types of Relationships Between Theology and Philosophy’ and is followed by ‘Some Twentieth-Century Philosophies’ and ends with ‘Theology’s Use of Philosophy’. The third part is ‘The Method of Theology’ and as the main title and those of the further chapters in this section show, this part also focuses on theology. There are three chapters in here are called: ‘The Theological Scene Today’, the second one ‘The Process of Doing Theology’ and lastly ‘Degrees of Authority of Theological Statements’. This part gives out a more detailed account of the different kinds of theology and how one can follow them. The current theologies have also been discussed to make the reader understand how they can adapt to this world and still be a good Christian. The fourth part is called ‘Theology and Critical Study of the Bible’. This part just has three chapters starting off with ‘Form Criticism’, followed by ‘Redaction Criticism’ and lastly ‘Guidelines for Evaluating Critical Methods’. As is obvious from the chapter titles, this part deals with the study of the Bible and how one can follow God’s teachings by making a close study of the Book He has sent down for us. If one examines the passages of the Bible carefully, one will become a good Christian as well as a good person. ‘Contemporizing the Christian Message’ is the fifth part. This one has four further sections. The first one is ‘The Challenge of Obsolescence’ which is followed by ‘The Locus of Permanence in Christianity’, the third chapter is called ‘TWO Approaches to Contemporizing Theology’, ending with the last one titled ‘Criteria of Permanence’. The religion started off centuries back and times have changed. This section makes it helpful to understand the religion and apply it according to the 21st century. Reaching the ending of the first section and the sixth part comes called ‘Theology and Its Language’. This also has three chapters titled as follows: ‘Theological Language and Verificational Analysis: The Accusation of Meaninglessness’, ‘Theological Lang ... Read More
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