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Third Person of the Trinity: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

Third Person of the Trinity: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

by Fred Sanders, Zondervan and Oliver D. Crisp

A Fresh Look at the Holy Spirit. Recent decades have recognized pneumatology—the theology of the Holy Spirit—as a critical component in Christian thought, worthy of increased attention. While scholarly discussion about the Spirit is both creative and lively, it does sometimes occur in outlying areas of doctrine and practice rather than within its… Read more…

Divine Action and Providence: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

Divine Action and Providence: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

by Fred Sanders, Zondervan and Oliver D. Crisp

Thinking Clearly and Deeply about the Theology of God's Intervention in the World.The claim that God acts in the world is surely a basic theological claim, but it's one that has been understood in a wide variety of ways in the Christian theological tradition. In some accounts, God appears as the largest, first, and most powerful agent. In others, God… Read more…

Christian Doctrine of Humanity: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

Christian Doctrine of Humanity: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

by Fred Sanders, Zondervan and Oliver D. Crisp

Engaging with the Complex Subject of Theological Anthropology.Theological anthropology is a complicated doctrinal subject that needs to be elaborated with careful attention to its relation to other major doctrines. Among other things, it must confess the glory and misery of humanity, from creation in the image of God to the fall into a state of sin. It must … Read more…

Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to His Thought

Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to His Thought

by Kyle C. Strobel and Oliver D. Crisp

Student-friendly intro to one of America’s most fascinating theological minds Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758) has long been recognized as one of the preeminent thinkers in the early Enlightenment and a major figure in the history of American Christianity. In this accessible one-volume text, leading Edwards experts Oliver Crisp and Kyle Strobel intro… Read more…

Task of Dogmatics: Explorations in Theological Method

Task of Dogmatics: Explorations in Theological Method

by Fred Sanders, Zondervan and Oliver D. Crisp

Defining the Nature, Process, and Mission of Dogmatic Discourse. Theologians often discuss method in a remote and preliminary way that suggests they are not yet speaking theologically when speaking methodologically. But it is also possible to reflect on the work of Christian dogmatics in a way that is self-consciously nourished by biblical reasoning, resourc… Read more…

Saving Calvinism: Expanding the Reformed Tradition

Saving Calvinism: Expanding the Reformed Tradition

by Oliver D. Crisp

Is there hope for Calvinism beyond TULIP? For many, Calvinism evokes the idea of a harsh God who saves a select few and condemns others to eternal torment. Others find comfort in the Five Points of TULIP with its emphasis on the sovereignty of God's grace. Oliver Crisp thinks both sides have too small a picture of the Reformed trad… Read more…

The Voice of God In the Text of Scripture: Explorations In Constructive Dogmatics

The Voice of God In the Text of Scripture: Explorations In Constructive Dogmatics

by Fred Sanders and Oliver D. Crisp

Scholars from biblical studies and theology have recently been engaged in various ways in the project of theological interpretation of Scripture. This literature has raised issues about the theological content of the biblical material, authorial intention, the reception and formation of the Bible as Christian Scripture, the importance of the canonical form o… Read more…

The Word Enfleshed: Exploring the Person and Work of Christ

The Word Enfleshed: Exploring the Person and Work of Christ

by Oliver D. Crisp

A Fresh Theological Account of the Person and Work of ChristThe literature on Christology is large and ever-expanding. The same is true for work on the atonement, which has blossomed in the last decade. Few studies attempt to connect the dots between these two theological topics, however. In this volume, respected theologian Oliver Crisp offers a fresh analy… Read more…

Locating Atonement: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

Locating Atonement: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

by Fred Sanders, Zondervan and Oliver D. Crisp

A Close Look at Atonement's Place in Contemporary Systematic Theology.In light of renewed interest in the doctrine of atonement—during which a range of "atonement models" have gained momentum among different traditions—it's important to map these models to the broader context of theological thought on this aspect of Christ's w… Read more…

Advancing Trinitarian Theology: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

Advancing Trinitarian Theology: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

by Fred Sanders, Zondervan and Oliver D. Crisp

An Exploration of Different Issues in the Doctrine of the Trinity. Throughout the last century, theologians gave great attention to the doctrine of the Trinity, and they largely succeeded in restoring it to a central place in Christian thought. But as they highlighted the novelty of the revolutionary new trinitarianism, a number of generalizations crept into… Read more…

Text Message

Text Message

by Oliver D. Crisp and Ian Stackhouse

Preaching has fallen on hard times with many questioning its relevance and even its validity as a New Testament practice. This symposium of specially commissioned essays draws together an international team of thirteen scholars and pastors to address the importance of textual preaching in the history and life of the early church, the historic church, and the… Read more…

Christology, Ancient and Modern: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

Christology, Ancient and Modern: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

by Peter J. Leithart, George Hunsinger, Oliver D. Crisp, Katherine Sonderegger and Alan J. Torrance

A Fresh Look at the Doctrine of Christ.Christology was the central doctrine articulated by the early church councils, and it remains the subject of close theological investigation today.Christology, Ancient and Modern—the first volume in a series of published proceedings from the annual Los Angeles Theology Conference—brings together conference p… Read more…