Some Thoughts on “Dabru Emet”

Dabru Emet (“Speak the Truth”) is a statement by more than 170 Jewish scholars issued in September 2000. It reflects upon potential points of contact between Jews and Christians. You can read the full document here: First Things Magazine – Dabru Emet Having now read through Dabru Emet I find myself in general agreement withContinue reading “Some Thoughts on “Dabru Emet””

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Stanley Grenz’s Theological Anthropology – Method (PT. 2)

This is part two of a short series in which I look at Stanley Grenz’s theological anthropology as it can be found in “The Social God and the Relational Self: A Trinitarian Theology of the Imago Dei.” As I have already hinted in the previous post, Grenz’s project can best be understood as intentionally engagingContinue reading “Stanley Grenz’s Theological Anthropology – Method (PT. 2)”

Pannenberg on History and Truth for Method

Having given a brief overview of Chapter 1 of ST1 I would now like to highlight two key themes in this section of Pannenberg’s work. These two themes also play a key role in the rest of ST1. These themes are 1) truth and 2) history. History First regarding the theme of “history.” In theContinue reading “Pannenberg on History and Truth for Method”

Wolfhart Pannenberg’s Theological Method

Earlier this year I spent two weeks in a Christian university Uganda, I saw these students work through some questions like: “What is theology?” “What role should the Bible play in our doctrinal formulations?” “How can the church be a faithful witness to Christ in the world?” Although Pannenberg was far from the minds ofContinue reading “Wolfhart Pannenberg’s Theological Method”