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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
McGrath, Alister E., 1953-
Edinburgh : T & T Clark, 2006
|Named Person:||Thomas F Torrance; Thomas F Torrance|
|Material Type:||Biography, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alister E McGrath
|ISBN:||9780567044549 0567044548 1283192209 9781283192200|
|Notes:||Originally published: Edinburgh : T & T Clark, 1999.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xvi, 300 pages) : illustrations, maps|
|Contents:||PHOTOGRAPHS AND MAPS; INTRODUCTION; PART ONE: THE EMERGENCE OF A SCIENTIFIC THEOLOGIAN; 1. Childhood: Sichuany China: 1913-27; Thomas Torrance Senior: missionary in Chengdu; Marriage and early family life; Political instability: the decision to leave China; 2. Education: Scotland and Beyond, 1927-38; Edinburgh: the Faculty of Arts, 1931-4; The Faculty of Divinity: New College, 1934-7; The Middle East: the Blackie Fellowship, 1936; Basel: the encounter with Barth, 1937-8; 3. America: Auburn Theological Seminary, 1938-9; The Auburn Lectures on theology Where next? Chicago and Princeton4. Parish and Wartime Service, 1940-50; Oriel College, Oxford, 1939-40; Parish ministry: Alyth, 1940-3; War service: 1943-5; Parish ministry: from Alyth to Beechgrove, 1945-50; The call to New College, 1950; 5. Professor at Edinburgh, 1950-79; From Church History to Dogmatics; Ecumenical engagement: a Reformed perspective; Barth''s successor at Basel?; PART TWO: THE CONTOURS OF A SCIENTIFIC THEOLOGY; Introduction; 6. Torrance and British Bank-Reception; Barth-reception: regional perspectives; The mechanics of Barth-reception Torrance on the significance of Barth7. Revelation and Salvation: The Place of Jesus Christ in Christian Theology; Early views: the Auburn Lectures; The Christological foundations of revelation; The relation of Christology and soteriology; Influences on Torrance''s approach to the Trinity; Christianity as a trinitarian faith; 8. The Place and Purpose of Natural Theology; Natural theology and the Reformed tradition; Barth''s critique of natural theology; Torrance''s interpretation of Barth on natural theology; Torrance''s attitude to natural theology; 9. Theology and the Natural Sciences Theology and science: Torrance in relation to EarthThe Auburn Lectures on science and theology; Theology as a science; Realism in science and theology; The concept of order in theology and science; Michael Polanyi: philosopher of science; Space, time and incarnation; Conclusion; Epilogue; CURRICULUM VITAE; UNPUBLISHED SOURCES; A COMPLETE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PUBLISHED WRITINGS OF THOMAS F. TORRANCE 1941-; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; X|
|Responsibility:||Alister E. McGrath.|
'The influence of Torrance's penetrating and seminal thought on a host of issues ranging from atonement theory and its trinitarian basis to the relation of theology and science justifies the
- Torrance, Thomas F. -- (Thomas Forsyth), -- 1913-2007.
- Theologians -- Scotland -- Biography.
- Torrance, Thomas F. (Thomas Forsyth), 1913-2007.
- RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
- BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Religious.
- RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Systematic.
- Torrance, Thomas F. -- (Thomas Forsyth), -- 1913-2007