Theology And The Mirror Of Scripture: A Mere Evangelical Account (Studies In Christian Doctrine And Scripture)
Theology and the Mirror of Scripture: A Mere Evangelical Account (Studies in Christian Doctrine and Scripture)
Evangelicalism has long been a hotly disputed label, and what counts as evangelical theology is often anyone's guess. Is evangelicalism a static bounded set defined by clear doctrinal limits, or is it a dynamic centered set without a discernible circumference? In this inaugural volume in the Studies in Christian Doctrine and Scripture, Kevin Vanhoozer and Daniel Treier present evangelical theology as an "anchored" set, rooted in the Trinity. In response to increasing evangelical fragmentation, Theology and the Mirror of Scripture offers a clarion call to reconceive evangelical theology theologically by reflecting on the God of the gospel as mirrored in Scripture. Such "mere" evangelical theology will be an exercise in Christian wisdom for the purpose of building up the fellowship of saints.
"This is not just another book about evangelicalism―its fissures, successes, designs and contusions. Rather, it is a proposal for doing mere evangelical theology―mere as genuine, not minimal―one that draws on the wisdom of the entire Christian tradition. Well-written and clearly argued, this book offers a compelling way forward for the evangelical church today." (Timothy George, founding dean, Beeson...