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Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)|
Christianity's Dangerous Idea: The Protestant Revolution- A History From the Sixteenth Century to the Twenty-FirstAlister McGrathHarperOne / 2008 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:
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Paul R. Hinlicky is Tice Professor of Lutheran Studies at Roanoke College in Virginia.
Mickey L. Mattox is Assistant Professor of Theology at Marquette University and a specialist in the theology of Martin Luther.
The authors, steeped both in Luther's works and in the doctrinal tradition, show how dogmatics in the Lutheran tradition entails a delicate juxtaposition of creedal commitment, scriptural interpretation, and doctrinal elaboration. Their respective chapters retrieve surprising historical insights about Luther's own practice of doctrinal theology, the interaction of the creedal and doctrinal dimensions with a nuanced hermeneutic of scripture, and the future shape of a doctrinal theology genuinely responsive to the gospel and the present age.