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The Architecture of Theology: Structure, System, and Ratio

A. N. Williams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199236367
eISBN:
9780191728556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236367.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This work proposes a new reading of Christian theology. Examining theological warrants, philosophical debates over the structures of arguments, and the role of beauty in intellectual structures, it ... More


Systematic Theology as Analytic Theology

William J. Abraham

in Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199203567
eISBN:
9780191708190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203567.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores a vision of systematic theology as analytic theology, describes in general terms what that might involve, addresses some objections, and illustrates how it might proceed by ... More


Introduction

A. N. Williams

in The Architecture of Theology: Structure, System, and Ratio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199236367
eISBN:
9780191728556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236367.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The book's argument is surveyed in this chapter: systematic theology has in the past been unhelpfully defined by a genre definition, because of suspicion of the notion of ‘system’. Christian ... More


The Systematic Theology

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0054
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter fifty-four examines the crowning achievement of Hodge’s publishing career, his three-volume Systematic Theology. Rather than simply compile and edit his theological writings of the past half ... More


Theology and Aesthetics

Richard Viladesau

in Theological Aesthetics: God in Imagination, Beauty, and Art

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195126228
eISBN:
9780199853496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126228.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the notion of “theological aesthetics.” In its wide sense, theological aesthetics includes “aesthetic theology” — that is, the use by theology of the language, methods, and ... More


Theology in the twentieth century

Rowan Williams

in A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain, 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263051
eISBN:
9780191734090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263051.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses theology in the twentieth century, which was largely dominated by a set of issues that were generated ultimately by the diffusion of the critical approach to the Bible. The ... More


What Systematic Theology Is About

Robert W. Jenson

in Systematic Theology: Volume 1: The Triune God

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195145984
eISBN:
9780199848980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145984.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter provides an analysis and characterization of theology and distinguishes “systematic theology” from other subdisciplines. The chapter states that theology is a continuing consultation and ... More


Conclusions

Gordon Campbell, Thomas N. Corns, John K. Hale, and Fiona J. Tweedie

in Milton and the Manuscript of De Doctrina Christiana

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296491
eISBN:
9780191711923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296491.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

The history of the manuscript firmly ties it to a Miltonic provenance. Its physical condition shows clear evidence of how the blind Milton worked on so challenging a project. The manuscript is that ... More


Types of Pentecostal Theology: Method, System, Spirit

Christopher A. Stephenson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916795
eISBN:
9780199980284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916795.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is the first critical study of the major academic theologians within pentecostalism, one of the fastest growing and influential religious traditions worldwide. As a typological study, it ... More


Student Years at the Seminary

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Eleven looks at the years Charles Hodge studied at Princeton Theological Seminary. His studies included classes with Archibald Alexander (in systematic theology and biblical criticism among ... More


The Infection of German Idealism

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-eight treats the threat of German Idealist thought as it came to influence the thinking of those who considered themselves part of the Reformed tradition. Particularly important in ... More


The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall, and Gerald O'Collins (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This collection of papers is an international, ecumenical, and interdisciplinary study of Jesus’ Resurrection that has emerged from the ‘Resurrection Summit’ meeting held in New York at Easter 1996. ... More


A Theology of Revelation through Culture

Jonathan Brant

in Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639342
eISBN:
9780191738098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639342.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This chapter develops the theoretical account revelation that will form the basis of the grounded account. In order to avoid a shallow misconstrual of Tillich’s complex theory an in-depth analysis is ... More


The Beautiful and the Good

Richard Viladesau

in Theological Aesthetics: God in Imagination, Beauty, and Art

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195126228
eISBN:
9780199853496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126228.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The concern in Chapters 3–5 centered on the positive side of the relation of the transcendent to human imagination, the beautiful, and the arts. Chapter 2 showed that Christian theology from early on ... More


What if David Brown Had Owned a Television?

Clive Marsh

in Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646821
eISBN:
9780191744853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646821.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter asks whether David Brown's forays into popular culture have gone far enough. It argues that Christian theology needs to be more self-critical about its cultural assumptions when relating ... More


Wilhelm Herrmann and the Philosophical Isolation of Christianity

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter examines how systematic theology professor Wilhelm Herrmann developed a theological system based on a form of Kantian epistemology. Kantian philosophy provided Herrmann the context in ... More


The Emergence of Theological Disciplines

John Renard

in Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255081
eISBN:
9780520948334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255081.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter deals with how Christian and Muslim thinkers began to confront and sort out the problems and questions that arose. Creedal formulations have historically often given impetus to ... More


The Bible and the Church II: The Bible within Systematic Theology

Gerhard Sauter

in Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645534
eISBN:
9780191755842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645534.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

The Reformers called for the biblical grounding of all theological statements. That seems to be a last remnant of authoritarian ecclesial tradition. The compositions of continental Protestant ... More


The Way of Life

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-one analyzes Hodge’s most popular book, his devotional The Way of Life. Hodge took over the role of Professor of Theology from Archibald Alexander in 1840, and thereby became the lead ... More


Didactic Theology

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-two explores the Didactic Theology lectures Hodge offered from the mid-1840s through the early 1870s. Hodge based these lectures on the doctrinal teachings found in the Westminster ... More


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