Doing Theology Today

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This essential handbook is designed for all those who would "do theology today." The book is divided into four parts, with each essay addressing "how ought theology be done?"
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781597528139
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/28/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 286

Meet the Author

Schubert Ogden is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theology at Southern Methodist University . His other books include 'The Reality of God and Other Essays' and 'Christ Without Myth: A Study Based on the Theology of Rudolf Bultmann'.

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Table of Contents

1 Doing Theology Today 3
2 Prolegomena to Historical Theology 20
3 Theology and Biblical Interpretation 36
4 The Service of Theology to the Servant Task of Pastoral Ministry 52
5 Christian Theology and Theological Education 66
6 Theology in the University: The Question of Integrity 80
7 Concerning Belief in God 95
8 The Metaphysics of Faith and Justice 109
9 A Priori Christology and Experience 123
10 "For Freedom Christ Has Set Us Free": The Christian Understanding of Ultimate Transformation 141
11 Problems in the Case for a Pluralistic Theology of Religions 154
12 Is There Only One True Religion or Are There Many? 169
13 The Experience of God: Critical Reflections on Charles Hartshorne's Theory of Analogy 187
14 Rudolf Bultmann and the Future of Revisionary Christology 210
15 Women and the Canon: Some Thoughts on the Significance of Rudolf Bultmann for Theology Today 230
16 Fundamentum Fidei: Critical Reflections on Willi Marxsen's Contribution to Systematic Theology 245
Works Cited 261
Index 267
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