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A Fresh Look at the Doctrine of Christ,Essential for Modern Theological Work
Christology was the central doctrine articulated by the early church ... Read More
A Fresh Look at the Doctrine of Christ, Essential for Modern Theological Work
Christology was the central doctrine articulated by the early church councils, and it remains the subject of vigorous theological investigation today. The study of the doctrine of Christ is a field of broad ecumenical convergence, inviting theologians from all denominational settings to fruitful collaborative exploration. In the contemporary setting, it is especially crucial for theologians to investigate the scriptural witness afresh, to retrieve classical criteria and categories from the tradition, and to consider the generative pressure of soteriology for Christology proper.
The first annual Los Angeles Theology Conference sought to make a positive contribution to contemporary dogmatics in intentional engagement with the Christian tradition. Christology, Ancient and Modern brings together conference proceedings, surveying the field and articulating the sources, norms, and criteria for constructive theological work in Christology.
Contributor(s)Oliver D. Crisp , Fred Sanders , Katherine Sonderegger , Alan J. Torrance , David Huntsinger , Peter J. Leithart
About the Contributor(s)Oliver D. Crisp (PhD,University of London; DLitt University of Aberdeen) is Professor of Analytic Theology at the Logos Institute for...
Oliver D. Crisp (PhD,University of London; DLitt University of Aberdeen) is Professor of Analytic Theology at the Logos Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology, St. Mary’s College, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He is author of numerous books in analytic and systematic theology, including Analyzing Doctrine: Toward a Systematic Theology; Deviant Calvinism: Broadening Reformed Theology; Divinity and Humanity: The Incarnation Reconsidered; God Incarnate: Explorations in Christology; Retrieving Doctrine: Essays in Reformed Theology; and Revisioning Christology: Theology in the Reformed Tradition. Together with Fred Sanders, he is co-founder of the Los Angeles Theology Conference.
Fred Sanders (PhD, Graduate Theological Union) is professor of theology in the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University in La Mirada, California. He is author of numerous books including The Triune Godin the New Studies in Dogmatics series; The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything;and Dr. Doctrines’ Christian Comix. He is coeditor of Jesus in Trinitarian Perspective: An Introductory Christology and Retrieving Eternal Generation. Fred is a core participant in the Theological Engagement with California’s Culture Project and a popular blogger at The Scriptorium Daily.
Katherine Sonderegger is professor of theology, Virginia Theological Seminary. She received her M.Div and STM degrees from Yale University and a PhD from Brown University
Alan J. Torrance (DTheol, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg) is Professor and Chair of Systematic Theology at the University of St. Andrews and is an ordained minister in the Church of Scotland. He is the author or editor of several books, including Persons in Communion: An Essay on Trinitarian Description and Human Participation.
Peter J. Leithart is President of the Theopolis Institute, a leadership training program in Birmingham, Alabama, and serves as Teacher at Trinity Presbyterian Church. He is author, most recently, of *Delivered from the Elements of the World* and *The End of Protestantism.* He and his wife Noel have ten children and seven grandchildren.
Series Los Angeles Theology Conference Series
Weight (lbs)0.6 lb
Case Weight (lbs)23.99 lb
Dimensions 9.0(h) x 6.0(w) x 0.63(d) inches
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