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Lutheran theology

Author: Steven D Paulson
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Series: Doing theology (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An introduction for students and lay readers to doing theology in the Lutheran tradition. It introduces the major Christian traditions and their way of theological reflection. It focus on the origins  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven D Paulson
ISBN: 9780567550002 0567550001 9780567482723 0567482723
OCLC Number: 1029079453
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: vii, 293 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Theology that Preaches.; 1. Life without a preacher: Divine Wrath, Election, and this World's Final Hour; 2. The preacher's first word: Law and Sin [Self-justification] Romans; 3. The preacher's second word: Gospel and Freedom as the end of the Law [Justification by faith alone] Romans 3-5. a. Christ's cross: Crux Sola Nostra Theologia; b. Christ's resurrection: Mirabile Duellum; 4. Work of the Preacher: distribution of the benefits of Christ [hermeneutics, Scripture, proclamation in word and sacraments] Romans 6; a. Baptism: Death and New Life; b. Lord's Supper: Given and shed for you for the forgiveness of sin; c. Confession and Absolution; 5. Living By Faith; a. Wretched Man that I am: Sin remains in the godly Romans 7 simil iustus et peccator; b. Holy Spirit, prayer and suffering: Romans 8 oratio, meditatio, tentatio; c. God's electing promise 9-11 The pain and comfort of election; d. Relationship of faith and Love: eschatological life under law and freed by Gospel; e. Romans 12: Faith active in Love [No ethics]. Present your bodies as a living sacrifice; f. Romans 13: Subject to governing authorities and political theology; g. Romans 14-16 Church and dissension in the Christian community; 6. Conclusion: The art and science of theology is learning to distinguish law and gospel in Scripture and in life.
Series Title: Doing theology (Series)
Responsibility: Steven D. Paulson.
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Looking over Martin Luther's shoulder as he studies the Scriptures and into his heart as it hosts the battle between Satan's deception and doubt and the Holy's Spirit's truth and trust, Paulson Read more...

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