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Suffering: a test of theological method

Author: Arthur Chute McGill
Publisher: Philadelphia, Geneva Press [©1968]
Series: Decade books.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Chute McGill
OCLC Number: 435919
Description: 128 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Violence and theology --
The terms of our inquiry --
From darkness toward light --
Theology and scripture --
Theology and the unbeliever --
In summary --
2. Demonism --
the spiritual reality of our day --
The violence we imagine --
The new shape of the demonic --
The demonic as the decisive form of evil --
3. Service as the power of God --
A shockingly impractical creed --
The power that is weakness --
4. Self-giving as the inner life of God --
Is the Trinity an outmoded doctrine? --
The unfinished work of Nicaea --
Does God need a Son? --
A relationship of total self-giving --
Needy, yet still God! --
Service, not domination --
Athanasius and Arius: A study in contrasts --
5. The victory of Christ --
No two-faced God! --
What is the source of ungodly power? --
The power of evil is the power to kill --
We are as the power that rules us --
The power of God in the suffering of Christ --
No longer slaves, but sons --
6. Resting in our need --
The lovelessness of decent people --
The excessive love of the Samaritan --
Who IS my neighbor? --
Who is the Good Samaritan? --
7. Love and suffering --
Loving in our need --
The world reacts --
The Christian and sorrow --
In God alone we trust --
8. A postscript on theological method --
The condition of our quest --
The unending nature of our quest.
Series Title: Decade books.
Responsibility: [by] Arthur C. McGill.

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