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Advancing Trinitarian Theology

Advancing Trinitarian Theology

by Fred Sanders and Oliver D. Crisp

Throughout the last century theologians gave great attention to the doctrine of the Trinity, and 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 and simplifications crept into the discussion: a contrast between a supposed “Eastern” … Read more…

Locating Atonement

Locating Atonement

by Fred Sanders and Oliver D. Crisp

The proceedings of the third annual Los Angeles Theology Conference seek to identify the place of the doctrine of atonement in systematic theology. Locating Atonement: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics intentionally excludes discussion of theories of atonement, typologies of those theories, and contests among various theories. Instead, it undertakes the… Read more…

Voice of God in the Text of Scripture

Voice of God in the Text of Scripture

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…

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 t… Read more…

Task of Dogmatics

Task of Dogmatics

by Fred Sanders and Oliver D. Crisp

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, resourced by tradition, joined up with ecclesial practice, and alert to … Read more…