Theology as retrieval : receiving the past, renewing the church /

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Author / Creator:Buschart, W. David, author.
Imprint:Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, [2015]
©2015
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:Theology -- Methodology.
Theology -- History.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Systematic.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Theology.
Theology -- Methodology.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12016247
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Other authors / contributors:Eilers, Kent, author.
ISBN:9780830898169
0830898166
9780830824670
0830824677
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:""Tradition is the living faith of the dead.""--Jaroslav Pelikan The movement to retrieve the Christian past is a mode of theological discernment, a cultivated habit of thought. It views the doctrines, practices and resonant realities of the Christian tradition as deep wells for a thirsty age. This movement across the church looks back in order to move forward. David Buschart and Kent Eilers survey this varied movement and identify six areas where the impulse and practice of retrieval has been notably fruitful and suggestive: the interpretation of Scripture, the articulation of theology, the pr.
Other form:Print version: Buschart, W. David. Theology as retrieval 9780830824670