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Moral theology

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Moral theology is a sub-discipline of systematic theology. Whereas systematic theology is the overarching discipline that tries to work out a coherent view of the world by integrating the truths of faith with all other truths we can know...

Evil

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...We tend to use the word ‘evil’ to refer to or to describe what is truly and horrendously appalling. But ‘evil’, and its equivalent in other languages, was once just a general term of disapprobation. And we need to bear this fact in mind...

Introduction: agere sequitur esse

John Webster

John Webster was Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. His published work includes a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth, on the nature and interpretation of Scripture, and on Christian dogmatics, including Confessing God. He edited The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology, and is an editor of The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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God Without Measure: Working Papers in Christian Theology : Volume II: Virtue and Intellect

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016

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...The essays assembled in the first volume of this collection treated questions concerning the divine nature and persons, and God’s immanent and transitive works in creation, providence and the history of grace. The present volume considers...

Homosexuality

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...‘Homosexuality’ is a word first coined in 1869 by the Swiss Dr K. M. Benkert to describe the experience of people attracted to the same sex. It is used to describe both a person’s identity and his or her behaviour. In the 1960s homosexuals...

Chapter 3

Eberhard Jüngel

Eberhard Jüngel is Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy of Religion, University of Tübingen, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ, Justice and Peace : Toward a Theology of the State in Dialogue with the Barmen Declaration

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 1992

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...1. For this reason, the objection, which was raised at the start and which has been raised again and again against the fundamental tenets of the Barmen theses - namely, that they ignore the belief in God the creator - ought to have become...

Conscience

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Conscience is something that we all know we have, even if it is difficult to explain what it means or how it works. We know that we have a conscience because we stand for certain convictions that we compromise only at risk of losing our...

Human rights

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Human rights exist to affirm the dignity of every person. Although the term is relatively modern, protection of the rights of individuals has been necessary for as long as individuals or groups have been oppressed. In the Roman Republic...

Introduction

John Webster

John Webster was Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. His published work includes a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth, on the nature and interpretation of Scripture, and on Christian dogmatics, including Confessing God. He edited The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology, and is an editor of The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Barth’s Moral Theology : Human Action in Barth’s Thought

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 1998

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...Close study of Barth’s ethical writings is still in its infancy. Recent years have certainly witnessed a number of attempts to break down what had become a (largely Anglo-American) reading of Barth as either indifferent, or hostile, or even...

Dolent gaudentque. Sorrow in the Christian life

John Webster

John Webster was Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. His published work includes a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth, on the nature and interpretation of Scripture, and on Christian dogmatics, including Confessing God. He edited The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology, and is an editor of The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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God Without Measure: Working Papers in Christian Theology : Volume II: Virtue and Intellect

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016

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...I Moral and pastoral theology is a subordinate but not subservient element of theological science. It is subordinate, first, because – like all the various inquiries which make up theology – it must look beyond itself for its principles...

Intellectual Patience

John Webster

John Webster was Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. His published work includes a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth, on the nature and interpretation of Scripture, and on Christian dogmatics, including Confessing God. He edited The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology, and is an editor of The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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God Without Measure: Working Papers in Christian Theology : Volume II: Virtue and Intellect

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016

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...An inaugural lecture as Professor of Divinity at the University of St Andrews, May 2014. I What follows is an anatomy and commendation of an intellectual virtue whose presence contributes much to common pursuit of intellectual goods...