A Little Exercise for Young Theologians (Google eBook)

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Oct 5, 1962 - Religion - 41 pages
17 Reviews
Introduction by Martin E. Marty

A veteran theologian and minister offers his wise counsel to beginners in the field on the difficulties of practicing theology in a church often skeptical of theological pursuit. Thielicke stresses the importance of maintaining one's spiritual health in the course of technical theological inquiry.
  

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Review: A Little Exercise for Young Theologians

User Review  - Roger Messner - Goodreads

Read this book. Read this book before, during, and after theological pursuits. Read this book if feel the need to "defend" the Gospel. Then read it again Do not let the title detour you. It could be called "Don't Be An Asshole With Theology". Read full review

Review: A Little Exercise for Young Theologians

User Review  - Alex Stroshine - Goodreads

A passionate plea for humility among eager theology students and clergy. Read full review

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Contents

i A Preliminary Understanding with the Reader
1
The Anxiety of the Ordinary Christian About Theology
3
Unhappy Experience with a Theologians HomeComing
6
The Theological Change of Voice
9
The Shock of Infatuation with Theological Concepts
13
Pathology of the Young Theologians Conceit
16
The Wisdom of the World As the Ally of Faith
21
The Instinct of the Children of God
25
The Lofty and Difficult Art of Dogmatics
27
The Hazard of the Aesthetic
31
The Study of Dogmatics with Prayer
33
Sacred Theology and Diabolical Theology
36
On Theological Work in High Altitudes
39
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