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Christ and Creation: The Didsbury Lectures, 1990

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Weaving pneumatological, teleological, eschatological, anthropological, and ecological strands into christology, Gunton draws from and interacts with a wide range of theologians, from ancient to modern, to weave together a strong incarnation-creation link and the doctrine of the Holy Spirit.
Paperback, 127 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Wipf & Stock Publishers (first published December 1st 1969)
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Joseph Sverker
2015- There are obvious signs that this is a lecture in that Gunton does not develop his arguments in detail and there are at times a lack of references. having said that Gunton does a good job of arguing for the necessity to include Christ in any doctrine of creation. Gunton also tries to strike a balance between relationally and bodiliness in a way in this book. He is starting to develop thoughts on an relational ontology while at the same time pointing out that our genes and bodies most likel ...more
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A stimulating and thoughtful series of four lectures attempting to weave together the doctrines of creation and Christology. Gunton expects familiarity with Christology in the Western tradition. He provides a compelling case for how to relate several loci in systematic theology to come to a clearer picture of Jesus' person and work. Very dense. Very helpful.
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Colin Ewart Gunton (1941-2003) was a British systematic theologian. As a theologian he made contributions to the doctrine of Creation and the doctrine of the trinity. He was Professor of Christian Doctrine at King's College London from 1984 and co-founder with Christoph Schwoebel of the Research Institute for Systematic Theology in 1988. Gunton was actively involved in the United Reformed Church i ...more
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