The Drama of Doctrine (Paper)

A Canonical-Linguistic Approach to Christian Theology

  • 9780664223274
  • 6 x 9
  • 504
  • 143.75
  • Paper
  • 0664223273
  • 8/2/2005
  • In Stock
$ 45.00

Description

Observing a strange disappearance of doctrine within the church, Kevin Vanhoozer argues that there is no more urgent task for Christians today than to engage in living truthfully with others before God. He details how doctrine serves the church--the theater of the gospel--by directing individuals and congregations to participate in the drama of what God is doing to renew all things in Jesus Christ. Taking his cue from George Lindbeck and others who locate the criteria of Christian identity in Spirit-led church practices, Vanhoozer relocates the norm for Christian doctrine in the canonical practices, which, he argues, both provoke and preserve the integrity of the church's witness as prophetic and apostolic.

Reviews

New Testament Abstracts (Vol. 50, No. 1, 2006)
America (March 13, 2006)
Christianity Today (June 2006) Winner of Christianity Today 2006 Book Award in Theology/Ethics

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