Witness and Existence
Essays in Honour of Schubert M.Ogden
Normal Price: $82.00
Your Price: $73.80 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.20! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.69 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas
Witness and Existence by Philip E. Devenish
Book DescriptionFor over thirty years Schubert Ogden has championed and exemplified a particular understanding of the task and content of Christian theology. The "task "of theology is to examine the meaning and truth of Christian faith in terms of human experience. All theological claims, therefore, are assessable by two criteria: their appropriateness to the normative Christian witness and their credibility in terms of human existence. The "content" of Christian theology may be accurately and succinctly stated in two words: radical monotheism. The point of all theological doctrines, from christology to ethics, is to reflect on the gift and demand of God's love. It may be said, then, that Ogden's entire theological project consists in the attempt to show that radical monotheism, which is the essential point of the Christian witness, is also the inclusive end of human existence. "Witness and Existence" pays tribute to Ogden by bringing together essays by eminent scholars in New Testament studies and philosophical theology, two fields which directly reflect his methodological concerns and his substantive contributions. The book honors Ogden precisely by engaging the fundamental issues which Ogden himself has taken so seriously. The first group of essays presents careful analyses of issues basic to the early Christian witness; the second group examines the credibility of the Christian claim about God in terms of human experience. The editors' introductory essay provides the first comprehensive analysis yet to appear of Ogden's theology. A complete bibliography of his published writings is included as an appendix.
Buy Witness and Existence book by Philip E. Devenish from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780226143583
(250mm x 200mm x 15mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1989
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Witness and Existence book by Philip E. Devenish and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Philip E. Devenish
Philip E. Devenish is assistant professor of practical theology and coordinator of Ministry Studies at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. George L. Goodwin is dean of faculty and associate professor of religious studies at the College of St. Scholastica.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687