Scientific Theology by Alister E. McGrath
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Scientific Theology
By Alister E. McGrath

A Scientific Theology

Theory v. 3

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Scientific Theology by Alister E. McGrath

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Noting the important parallels between scientific theory and Christian doctrine, McGrath offers a sustained defence of the necessity of doctrine within Christian theology against those who argue for a "non-dogmatic" Christianity. The approach developed within this volume builds on the work of writers such as Heidegger and Habermas, and argues that theory is to be conceived in terms of the communal beholding of reality. The many theoretical issues to be addressed in this volume include the manner in which closure is secured in theological theorizing, the implications of the stratification of reality for its representation, the place of metaphysics in Christian theology, and the nature of revelation itself. Viewed as a whole, "Theory" represents a fresh evaluation of the origins and place of theory in Christian theology, which is certain to provoke discussion and debate. This third volume completes the "A Scientific Theology" series. "A Scientific Theology" is a groundbreaking work of systematic theology in three volumes: "Nature", "Reality" and "Theory". Now available as a three volume set.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780567083494
ISBN-10: 0567083497
Format: Hardback
(216mm x mm x mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: T.& T.Clark Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alister E. McGrath

Alister McGrath is Professor of Historical Theology at Oxford University, UK, and the first Director of the newly established Oxford Centre for Evangelism and Apologetics. He holds the Oxford degrees of Doctor of Divinity for his work on historical and systematic theology, and Doctor of Philosophy for his work on molecular biophysics.

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