Rethinking the Trinity and Religious Pluralism: An by Keith E. Johnson PDF

By Keith E. Johnson

ISBN-10: 083083902X

ISBN-13: 9780830839025

elevated curiosity within the doctrine of the Trinity has ended in its use in formulating new, pluralistic methods to the theology of religions. yet theologian Keith Johnson is confident that lots of those forays usually are not salutary for Christian faith.Here Johnson seriously engages the varied proposals of Mark Heim, Amos Yong, Jacques Dupuis and Raimundo Panikkar.

Johnson grounds his assessment in a longer examine of St. Augustines trinitarian theology. not just has this physician of the church supplied an ecumenical theological regular down throughout the a while, yet, Johnson argues, one who may still proceed to function a criterion for trustworthy trinitarian pondering now.

Locating the issues at which the 4 proposals diverge from the Augustinian norm, Johnson delves into crucial features of the trinitarian doctrine together with immanence and financial system, the family of the divine individuals, and the correct use of the vestigia trinitatis in production. Johnsons critique of those interesting experiments attracts consciousness to the methodological blunders that plague makes an attempt to use the doctrine of the Trinity to quite a lot of topics.

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