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Published by Published by Scholars Press for the American Academy of Religion in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Theology -- Methodology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Gordon D. Kaufman.
SeriesAAR studies in religion ;, no. 11
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR118 .K38
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 72 p. ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5205896M
ISBN 100891300465
LC Control Number75031656

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While Kaufman's work,In Face of Mystery, qualifies and deepens the programmatic proposals offered in An Essay on Theological Method, the earlier book nevertheless remains a sound and accessible statement on theological method by one of America's most distinguished theologians. The Third Edition includes an extensive new Preface by the author, and an appendix on "The Three Moments of Theological Pages: An essay on theological method. This book, first published in , contains Gordon Kaufman's initial attempt to articulate his conviction that theology is, and always has been, an activity of what he calls the "imaginative construction" of a comprehensive and coherent picture of humanity in the world under God. Kaufman's vigorous 'Essay' will plunge students quickly into the deep water of modern theological controversy, and will challenge other theologians to be equally forthright in acknowledging and defending their own methodological assumptions. An Essay on Theological Method. This book, first published in , contains Gordon Kaufman's initial attempt to articulate his conviction that theology is, and always has been, an activity of what he calls the imaginative construction of a comprehensive and coherent picture of humanity in the world under God.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, 94 pages ; 24 cm. Contents: I. Proper Business of Theology --II. METHOD IN THEOLOGY AND THEOLOGICAL METHODOLOGY It will help to understand the transition if we look ahead to the point of arrival:8 not, perhaps, the arrival of the new Christol-ogy but of the theology that will generate new Christologies, and not so much the arrival of a new theology File Size: KB. The theological method focuses on Bible doctrines that reveal things about God. A doctrine is a group of teachings about a certain subject. The theological method focuses on basic doctrines (collective teachings) of theology (things pertaining to God). A theological study usually focuses on all a certain book teaches on a selected doctrine.   Words: Length: 5 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: Theological Reflection and Application God commanded His people Israel not to mistreat or oppress strangers, as the Israelites were strangers themselves in Egypt (Ex ) and God saved and freed them from Egypt (Deut ); not to afflict widows and the fatherless (Ex ); lend to the poor without interests .

Theological Method. The term theological method refers to a scientific method of studying religion. By using this method, the theological approach is not just confined to reading the Scriptures but also involves studying them and analyzing implications and nuances as well as questioning doctrines. This book, first published in , contains Gordon Kaufman's initial attempt to articulate his conviction that theology is, and always has been, an activity of what he calls the imaginative construction of a comprehensive and coherent picture of humanity in the world under God.   An Essay on Theological Method by Gordon D. Kaufman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10).   Preface -- The proper business of theology -- The three moments of theological construction -- EpiloguePages: