Revelation and Reason
Prolegomena to Systematic Theology
By (author) Colin E. Gunton
Edited by Paul Brazier
Introduction by Christoph Schwobel
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Revelation and Reason by Colin E. Gunton
Book Description"Revelation and Reason" brings together a collection of Colin Gunton's lectures, in a volume that highlights the creative thought of a widely read theologian and philosopher.Colin Gunton was a world renowned scholar, systematic theologian and Reformed Church minister. "Revelation and Reason" is an in-depth analysis, derived from the annual lecture/seminar course he gave to MA students at King's College London. Approximately one-third of the work is a direct transcript, and analysis of the three two-hour lectures Colin Gunton gave at a break-neck speed: 'From Reason and Revelation to Revelation And Reason'; 'The Modern Problem in an Historical Context'; and, 'Aspects of Karl Barth on Faith And Reason'. These lectures were a history, analysis and critique of Revelation and Reason in Systematic Theology and Philosophy, culminating with Karl Barth. The remainder is a transcript of the unrehearsed, unscripted, extemporary responses Colin Gunton gave to MA student's papers on set topics in the "Revelation and Reason" course, seamlessly integrated, where relevant, with detail from the main three lectures.Colin was a creative lecturer and widely read theologian and philosopher. These extemporary responses show the breadth of his learning, and his genius spontaneously to bring to mind relevant ideas from a wealth of theologians and philosophers, whilst incisively and piercingly exposing the flaws as well as the strengths under consideration. From this wealth of reading, Colin gave space to the free rein of his mind particularly when fielding questions or trying to analyze a particular strand of a theologian's thought."Revelation and Reason" is a complementary volume to Colin Gunton's posthumously published "The Barth Lectures" (Continuum 2007) and to the first volume of his unfinished "Systematic Theology", also forthcoming from T&T Clark.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780567033567
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: T.& T.Clark Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Colin E. Gunton
Revelation and Reason, Hardback (November 2008)
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Blackwell Companion to Nineteenth-century Theology, Hardback (September 2007)
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Barth Lectures, Hardback (May 2007)
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Theologian as Preacher, Paperback (March 2007)» View all books by Colin E. Gunton
Colin Gunton placed significant value on the preaching ministry, of the connection he saw between that ministry and the work of theology, and of his own conviction that preaching was a necessary task. This book explores through essay and example how these intellectual convictions were worked out in his own life.
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Author Biography - Colin E. Gunton
Colin E. Gunton was Professor of Christian Doctrine, King's College, London, UK, and a Minister of the United Reformed Church. Paul Brazier holds a degree in Fine Art, in Education and also Theology; a teacher for 20 years. He recently completed a PhD on Barth, Thurneysen and Dostoevsky (Paternoster 2007). Christoph Schwoebel is Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Tubingen, Germany. Stephen Holmes is Lecturer in Theology at The University of St Andrews, UK. He has published extensively in the field of Christian theology and has previously collaborated with Colin Gunton in The Practice of Theology, SCM Press, 2001.
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