* Exploring the factors that contributed to the waxing and waning of pneumatological interest throughout church history, Shults and Hollinsworth identify key movements and major figures who shaped the doctrine of the Holy Spirit; and discuss the role of philosophical interpretation and spiritual transformation in establishing contemporary trends. Includes an extensive annotated bibliography for more detailed study. 168 pages, softcover from Eerdmans.
F. LeRon Shults is professor of systematic theology at Agder University, Kristiansand, Norway.
Andrea Hollingsworth is a Ph.D. student in constructive theology at Loyola University Chicago. She has published book reviews and essays in several journals, including Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses, Pneuma, and Zygon.
This introductory text by F. LeRon Shults and Andrea Hollingsworth outlines the major movements and figures in the historical unfolding of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, with special attention on the role of philosophical interpretation and spiritual transformation, showing how historical developments have shaped contemporary trends in pneumatology.
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