The Promise of Trinitarian Theology

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A&C Black, Dec 6, 2003 - Religion - 220 pages
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A reissue of a brilliant and accessible introduction to Trinitarian thought. Colin Gunton argues that the theology of the Trinity has profound implications for all dimensions of human life. Central to his work is his argument that the doctrine should offer ways of articulating the being of God and of the world so that we may be better able to live before God and with each other.
 

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Gunton was part of a trinitarian revival in western theological circles, and was especially helpful in surveying some of the weaknesses in Augustine's theology when seen alongside the views of many ... Read full review

Contents

1 TRINITARIAN THEOLOGY TODAY
1
TRINITARIAN POSSIBILITIES
15
3 AUGUSTINE THE TRINITY AND THE THEOLOGICAL CRISIS OF THE WEST
30
THE TRINITY AND THE BEING OF THE CHURCH
56
THE ONE THE THREE AND THE MANY
83
TOWARDS A RENEWAL OF THE DOCTRINE OF THE IMAGO DEI
100
DIVINE SOVEREIGNTY AND HUMAN FREEDOM IN THE THEOLOGY OF ROBERT W JENSON
118
THE TRINITY AND THE CREATED WORLD
137
9 THE INDISPENSABLE GOD? THE SOVEREIGNTY OF GOD AND THE PROBLEM OF MODERN SOCIAL ORDER
158
AN INTERPRETATION OF COLOSSIANS 11523
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CONCLUDING THEOLOGICAL POSTSCRIPT
193
Bibliography of Modern Writers
207
Index of Subjects
215
Index of Authors
218
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Colin E. Gunton was Professor of Christian Doctrine, King's College, London, UK, and a Minister of the United Reformed Church.

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