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Word and Church: Essays in Christian Dogmatics

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These essays in constructive Christian dogmatics treat a cluster of themes: the nature of Holy Scripture and its interprtetation; the place of Jesus in modern intellectual culture, and in theological depiction of the nature of the church; and the inseparability of theological and moral reflection.

An important series of esays from one of the world's leading contemporary the
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Bloomsbury T&T Clark (first published April 30th 2001)
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David Goetz
May 26, 2016 David Goetz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: theologians, students of theology, ambitious pastors
Shelves: dogmatics
I think Webster is (as of May 25, 2016, was) the best dogmatic theologian alive today. And his middle name is Bainbridge, which is awesome. Contents of this particular volume are as follows:

Scripture
"The Dogmatic Location of the Canon"
"Hermeneutics in Modern Theology: Some Doctrinal Reflections"
"Reading the Bible: The Example of Barth and Bonhoeffer"

Christ and the Church
"Incarnation"
"Jesus in Modernity: Reflections on Jungel's Christology"
"The Self-organizing Power of the Gospel of Christ: Episc
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Mark Alan
Aug 03, 2010 Mark Alan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: theology
Seminal stuff here. Reading this you will be witnessing a significant theologian probing and preparing for his attempt at a major multi volume systematic theology. The bits and pieces stand so nicely alone, and are so subtly suggestive of much more along side one another. Webster shows here, that he has learned from Barth (and others) and found his own theological voice, and that we should be listening carefully.
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Jan 26, 2011 Nathan rated it it was amazing
This is a series of essays on dogmatic theology. Webster is a Barthian theologian, and in it comes through strongly in these essays. That said, he is an amazing writer and thinker. His essay on the incarnation is a must-read in this volume. I have never read theological essays that are as probing and convicting as these. His doxological approach helped me get on my knees!
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Professor John B. Webster, MA, PhD, DD, FRSE was a notable contemporary British theologian of the Anglican communion writing in the area of systematic, historical and moral theology. He was educated at the independent co-educational Bradford Grammar School and at the University of Cambridge.

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