When Christ Comes and Comes Again

When Christ Comes and Comes Again

by Thomas F. Torrance
     
 

It is one of the principle tasks of the theologian in each generation to bring the preaching of the church to the bar of the word of God and to test its adequacy as a faithful presentation of the message and teaching of the New Testament . . . If this book can help evangelists to rethink the content of their proclamation in order to let the Word of God have free

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It is one of the principle tasks of the theologian in each generation to bring the preaching of the church to the bar of the word of God and to test its adequacy as a faithful presentation of the message and teaching of the New Testament . . . If this book can help evangelists to rethink the content of their proclamation in order to let the Word of God have free course in their ministry . . . it will amply serve the purpose of its publication. - From the author's Preface

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579100094
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x (h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas F. Torrance was born in China in 1913 to missionary parents. For nearly 30 years until his retirement in 1979 he was Professor of Christian Dogmatics (Systematic Theology) at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. A prolific writer on many topics, he has published numerous books and papers on the Philosophy of Theology dealing with the epistemology of theological concepts and with the relation of theology to natural science. In 1976-7 Torrance served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and in 1978 he was awarded the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion. Having reached the 21st Century, he is still an active scholar and researcher.

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