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Ausgabe:

Oktober/2014

Spalte:

1200–1201

Kategorie:

Systematische Theologie: Dogmatik

Autor/Hrsg.:

Allen, Paul L.

Titel/Untertitel:

Theological Method: A Guide for the Per-plexed.

Verlag:

London u. a.: T & T Clark (Bloomsbury) 2012. 272 S. = Guides for the Perplexed. Kart. US$ 25,99. ISBN 978-0-567-11908-7.

Rezensent:

Eric E. Hall

One’s embrace of any theological method comprises an intellec-tual move of utmost importance. Such a move will define the pos-sibilities, types, and expanse of the theological truths one might reflectively access. Should one, for instance, confine oneself to re­flection on tradition and a restating of such alone, one tends to neglect the contemporary world and both the insights and exper-iences that may better elucidate theological truth. Should one ignore tradition altogether, one merely repeats the same arguments ad infinitum.
Not that Paul L. Allen is concerned with those examples per se. Rather, in the introduction of this book, A. simply argues that the need for the study of method has reached a tipping point. That is, given contemporary reflections on method in ...


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