Beyond Foundationalism: Shaping Theology in a Postmodern Context / Edition 1

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Overview

The authors move past the Enlightenment foundational approach to offer a revolutionary methodology for doing theology in a postmodern age. Their method uses three sources: the Spirit speaking authoritatively through the biblical text, tradition providing a historical interpretive framework; and culture as context for constructive theological reflection.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664257699
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 597,584
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Stanley J. Grenz was Pioneer McDonald Professor of Theology at Carey Theological College in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada,and Professor of Theological Studies at Mars Hill Graduate School in Seattle, Washington, prior to his death in 2004. He authored a number of books, including What Christians Really Believe & Why; and Sexual Ethics: An Evangelical Perspective.

John R. Franke is Lester and Kay Clemens Professor of Missional Theology at Biblical Theological Seminary in Hatfield, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1 Theology in the Postmodern Situation
1 Beyond Fragmentation: Theology and the Contemporary Setting 3
2 Beyond Foundationalism: Theology After Modernity 28
Pt. 2 Theology's Sources
3 Scripture: Theology's "Norming Norm" 57
4 Tradition: Theology's Hermeneutical Trajectory 93
5 Culture: Theology's Embedding Context 130
Pt. 3 Theology's Focal Motifs
6 The Trinity: Theology's Structural Motif 169
7 Community: Theology's Integrative Motif 203
8 Eschatology: Theology's Orienting Motif 239
Works Cited 274
Index 294
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  • Posted May 13, 2013

    A very good read

    I wish that it came in an ebook format or larger bolder print. Otherwise, it was chocked full of information pertinant to the study of the bible.

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