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Toward the future of Reformed theology : tasks, topics, traditions

Author: David Willis-Watkins; Michael Welker; Matthias Gockel
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, ©1999.
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"Toward the Future of Reformed Theology brings together the voices of leading contemporary Reformed theologians from around the world, providing a unique summary of the range and wealth of Reformed theology today and exploring its potential for the future. These thirty-one engaging essays consider the task of Reformed theology in the modern world, give Reformed perspectives on key theological themes, and suggest  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Willis-Watkins; Michael Welker; Matthias Gockel
ISBN: 0802844677 9780802844675
OCLC Number: 39961646
Description: xvi, 533 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Toward the future of Reformed theology / David Willis and Michael Welker --
Tradition in the modern world: the Reformed habit of mind / Brian Gerrish --
Catholicity of Reformed theology / Janos Pasztor --
Reformed theology in East and West / Nobuo Watanabe --
Christian theology: toward an Asian reconstruction / Choan-Seng Song --
Challenge to Reformed theology: a perspective from Myanmar / Edmund Za Bik --
Ecumenical responsibility of Reformed theology: the case of Egypt / Wafiq Wahba. Toward a Reformed theology of liberation: a retrieval of Reformed symbols in the struggle for justice / John de Gruchy --
Theologia reformata et semper reformanda / Jurgen Moltmann --
Travail and mission: theology reformed according to God's word at the beginning of the third millennium / Michael Welker --
Potential contributions of Reformed theology to ecumenical discussion and praxis / Beatriz Melano --
Substance of faith / Thomas Torrance --
Ecumenical future of Reformed theology / David Willis --
Vulnerability of God / William Placher. Logic of faith / Alexander McKelway --
Toward a new typology of Reformed doctrines of atonement / Leanne Van Dyk --
Notae Ecclesiae: a Reformed perspective / Christian Link --
Church --
mother of the believers / Lukas Vischer --
Presbytery and leadership in the church / Walter Herrenbruck --
Reformed theology and medical ethics: death, vocation, and the suspension of life support / Nancy Duff --
Contemporary relevance of Calvin's theology / Hans-Joachim Kraus --
Calvin's theological realism and the lasting influence of his theology / John Leith. Revelation and experience in Calvin's theology / Willem Balke --
Contemporary relevance of Calvin's social ethics / Hans-Helmut Esser --
Incarnation and the sacramental word: Calvin's and Schleiermacher's sermons on Luke 2 / Dawn DeVries --
Radical and Reformed: the ecumenical contribution of the Czech reformation / Jan Milic Lochman --
Some distinctive contributions of the Dutch-American Reformed tradition / John Hesselink --
Jonathan Edward's dispositional conception of the Triinity: a resource for contemporary Reformed theology / Sang Hyun Lee. Future of Reformed theology: some lessons from Jonathan Edwards / Amy Plantinga Pauw --
Sum of the gospel: the doctrine of election in the theologies of Alexander Schweizer and Karl Barth / Bruce McCormack --
Reforming the theology and practice of baptism: the challenge of Karl Barth / Daniel Migliore --
Closeness of the distant: Reformed confessions after 1945 / Eberhard Busch.
Responsibility: edited by David Willis and Michael Welker ; with the special collaboration of Matthias Gockel.

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