The Trials of Theology: Becoming a 'proven worker' in a dangerous business

Overview

Students of theology can find themselves strengthened and renewed while they study, but it can also be a time of trial. This reader shows how to navigate such trials as we study for and then engage in Christian ministry. It includes wisdom from voices past: Augustine; Martin Luther; C. H. Spurgeon; B. B. Warfield; Dietrich Bonhoeffer and C.S. Lewis. Several modern authors also show how to navigate various aspects of theological study successfully: D. A. Carson (Biblical Studies); Carl Trueman (Church History); ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $8.42   
  • New (5) from $8.42   
  • Used (2) from $8.66   
The Trials of Theology Becoming a 'proven worker' in a dangerous business

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$9.99
BN.com price

Overview

Students of theology can find themselves strengthened and renewed while they study, but it can also be a time of trial. This reader shows how to navigate such trials as we study for and then engage in Christian ministry. It includes wisdom from voices past: Augustine; Martin Luther; C. H. Spurgeon; B. B. Warfield; Dietrich Bonhoeffer and C.S. Lewis. Several modern authors also show how to navigate various aspects of theological study successfully: D. A. Carson (Biblical Studies); Carl Trueman (Church History); Gerald Bray (Systematic Theology); Dennis Hollinger (Christian Ethics); and John Woodhouse (Seminary life). The book shows how we can move from being 'lost among words' as we study of theology, to being 'lost for words' in praise of God.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The theologians in this volume know that the study of theology has many pitfalls. Yet to know and love God has filled them with joy, and they want to assist you, just as they have assisted my co-editor and me." ~ Andrew Cameron (Lecturer in Ethics, Social Ethics & Philosophy, Moore Theological College, Sydney, Australia)
From the Publisher
"The theologians in this volume know that the study of theology has many pitfalls. Yet to know and love God has filled them with joy, and they want to assist you, just as they have assisted my co-editor and me." ~ Andrew Cameron(Lecturer in Ethics, Social Ethics & Philosophy, Moore Theological College, Sydney, Australia)"Without the "trials of theology" we remain on the surface of the statutes of God. May the Spirit of truth make this book a means of true thinking about God, deep affections for God, and beautiful obedience to God, through Jesus Christ who is God." ~ John Piper(Founder desiringGod.org, Chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary, Author of spiritual classics including Desiring God and Don't Waste Your Life)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845504670
  • Publisher: Christian Focus Publications
  • Publication date: 3/20/2010
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,013,724
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Rosner is Principal of Ridley College, Melbourne, Australia.

Andrew Cameron teaches Ethics, Social Ethics & Philosophy at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Foreword: Lost Among Words 7

Part 1 Voices Past

1 Time out to Pray, Read and Weep Augustine 19

2 Experience Makes the Theologian Martin Luther 25

3 Frailty and the Grace of God C. H. Spurgeon 31

4 The Spiritual Life of Theological Students B. B. Warfield 49

5 Becoming Real Theologians Dietrich Bonhoeffer 69

6 Inner Circles and True Inclusion C. S. Lewis 75

Part 2 Voices Present

7 The Trials of Theological College John. W. Woodhouse 97

8 The Trials of Biblical Studies D. A. Carson 109

9 The Trials of Church History Carl R. Trueman 131

10 The Trials of Systematic Theology Gerald L. Bray 149

11 The Trials of Christian Ethics Dennis P. Hollinger 169

Afterword: Lost For Words 187

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)