Theology in Reconstruction

By Thomas F. Torrance

Theology in Reconstruction

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  • ISBN: 9781579100247
  • Pages: 288
  • Publication Date: 12/19/1996
  • Retail Price: $30.00
Web Price: $24.00
Web Price: $24.00

Theology in Reconstruction

By Thomas F. Torrance

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781579100247
  • Pages: 288
  • Publication Date: 12/19/1996
  • Retail Price: $30.00
Web Price: $24.00

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A collection of fifteen essays addressing the basic intellectual challenges to the contemporary Christian church. Professor Torrance deals with such topics as the centrality of Christology in scientific dogmatics, the Reformed and Roman Catholic doctrines of grace, theological education, the relation of theological statements to scientific methodology, the contemporary significance of some past theological giants, and the nature and significance of the Holy Spirit and of the church.

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Thomas F. Torrance

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Thomas F.Torrance was born in China in 1913 to missionary parents. For nearly 30 years until his retirement in 1979 he was Professor of Christian Dogmatics ("Systematic Theology") at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Amongst many other topics, he has published numerous books and papers on the "Philosophy of Theology" dealing with the epistemology of theological concepts and with the relation of theology to natural science. In 1976-7 he served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and in 1978 he was awarded the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion. Having reached the 21st Century, he is still an active scholar and researcher.

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