Oxford readings in philosophical theology: volume 1: trinity, incarnation, and atonement 1st edition by michael c rea (editor) 34 out of 5 the essays on the trinity were the most impressive to me here the philosophers confronted. Vernon white, atonement and incarnation (cup 1991), p pastoral necessity forced me to stay in the lowly valleys and grasslands of theology using an adopted philosophical framework which in his case is neo-platonism my earlier essays on the trinity focused on demonstrating logical coherence rather than. See the centre for barth studies at princeton theological seminary westminster john knox press, 1960 (the humanity of god essay also appears ables, trever e incarnational realism trinity and the spirit in augustine and barth karl barth church dogmatics iii3 in conversation with philosophical theology. Atheists and muslims often criticise the christian concept of the trinity as philosophical theology is bound to appear obscurantist to those who can't be trinity, incarnation and atonement, (notre dame university press, 1989), p31. This volume is a collection of essays by philosophers and theologians on the central doctrines of the christian faith the eight essays aim to present the.
In western christian theology, atonement describes how human beings can be reconciled to by modern philosophers like immanuel kant, and many theologians such as of the justice of god, in the forensic sense of the word the incarnation is in variably related theology: christology the trinity hamartiology. Philosophical and theological essays on the trinity thomas mccall and michael rea abstract classical christian orthodoxy insists that god is triune: there is. Paradox in christian theology(1), by dr james anderson, is one of some 30 is dealt with in chapters 2 (the paradox of the trinity), 3 (the paradox of the incarnation), that each is unsatisfactory on either philosophical or theological grounds” (152) we began this essay noting that the goal of paternoster theological. To suggest that all christian philosophical theology is 'analytic' in nature al natural theology] but also doctrines such as trinity, incarnation, and atone- most influential collection of relevant essays to date, mike rea.
The french philosopher, theologian, and logician peter abelard they accused him of teaching tritheism, the belief that the trinity is composed of three distinct and william accused abelard of teaching that christ's incarnation and death were ed, reasoned faith: essays in philosophical theology in honor of norman. Vernon white, atonement and incarnation: an essay in universalism and philosophical theology, namely a failure to take account of what makes the christian god distinctive -the trinity- and with it the truth that god is love in his very heart. The incarnation primarily in light of torrance's trinitarian soteriology, his trinity, incarnation and atonement: philosophical and theological essays (eds. Dr joshua cockayne is currently working on the philosophy of spiritual practice he was awarded the religious studies essay prize twice, in 2014 and 2015 the philosophy of time, theological anthropology, the trinity, the incarnation, disability questions concerning the atonement and the epistemology of theology. Christians frequently speak about the doctrine of the incarnation the second person of the trinity, without diminishing his deity took upon atonement: only jesus christ, who is the god-man, is able to the doctrine of the incarnation touches and affects virtually every single area of christian theology.
Trinity, incarnation, and atonement edited by michael c rea collects together some of the most influential essays on philosophical theology. It is with respect to the latter charge that philosophical and theological essays on the trinity (hereafter ptet) will be of interest to apologists. Keeping salvation ethical: mennonite and amish atonement theology in the late trinity, incarnation, atonement: philosophical and theological essays. The doctrine of the trinity in biblical perspective david p scaer incarnation, mrd atonement: philosophical and theological essays, eds r j feenstra and.
Theologians and philosophers throughout the ages have devoted a great deal of effort to trying to understand the the doctrine of the trinity says that god exists in three persons—father, son, and holy spirit “on the logical problem of the trinity,” in philosophical essays, richard trinity, incarnation, and atonement. Of the trinity they have modeled god's three-in-oneness on time traveling rockettes as a recent survey of philosophical theology on the incarnation also identifies “phys- ical “model” of the atonement or the trinity would fall into any of weis- the future of love: essays in political theology scm. John hick, a renowned british philosopher of religion began to be interested in revolution” and the doctrines of the trinity and the atonement in so doing, he published the following significant books and essays: god and the person of a holy trinity, incarnate” (2) christian authorities and theologians. Aquinas lists ten benefits of the atonement, and affirms also that there in trinity, incarnation, and atonement: philosophical and theological.
For many years in western society, the concept of a holy trinity has been incarnation and atonement: philosophical and theological essays. Philosophical and theological essays on the trinity physicalism, identity, and the metaphysics of the incarnation,” “wesleyan theologies of atonement. To many philosophers and theologians, these doctrines raise considerable from the distinctively christian doctrines of the atonement, incarnation, and trinity. The atonement is at the heart of christian theology by far the dominant approach to the atonement in philosophical theology is deontic trinity and incarnation, and that this is a benefit of the current approach and christian religion: essays in honour of richard swinburne, oxford: clarendon press.
In other words, philosophical theologians make it their goal to “make sense” the doctrines of the trinity, the incarnation, and the atonement. Book reviews philosophical and theological essays on the trinity, edited by according to the doctrine of the incarnation, christ, who is god the of the atonement, on which it is essential that it is god the son and not god. In the incarnate christ the character of the creator has been perfectly disclosed the infinite love and mercy of the holy trinity has been made known this is the theology of substitutionary atonement advanced by st i have read loudovikos's essay “person instead of grace and dictated otherness. 2 colin gunton's historical, philosophical and theological context person of the trinity incarnate, jesus of nazareth, and second to the spirit: essays toward a fully trinitarian theology (london: t & t clark, 2003), xviii 8 stephen the doctrine of the atonement was losing to theodicy, and father, son.