Wood's argument moves in two directions: first, by examining recent thinking about the function of doctrine, Wood sheds light on what the doctrine of providence is supposed to do and how one might assess its adequacy. Second, Wood proposes a reorientation of the doctrine around the central Trinitarian and christological commitments---a reorientation that moves beyond neglecting the doctrine of providence and toward a new way of understanding Gods involvement with the world.
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2008
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