Synopses & Reviews
Evangelicalism, a vibrant and growing expression of historic Christian orthodoxy, is already one of the largest and most geographically diverse global religious movements. This Companion offers an up-to-date articulation of evangelical theology that is both faithful to historic evangelical convictions and in dialogue with contemporary intellectual contexts and concerns. In addition to original and creative essays on central Christian doctrines such as Christ, the Trinity, and Justification, it breaks new ground by offering evangelical reflections on issues such as gender, race, culture, and world religions. This volume also moves beyond the confines of Anglo-American perspectives to offer separate essays exploring evangelical theology in African, Asian, and Latin American contexts. The contributors to this volume form an unrivalled list of many of today's most eminent evangelical theologians and important emerging voices.
'Evangelicalism is one of the largest and most geographically diverse global religious movements. Moving beyond the confines of Anglo-American perspectives this Companion also includes essays exploring evangelical theology in African, Asian, and Latin American contexts. It discusses both classic doctrines and contemporary concerns such as gender, race and culture.\n
'A truly global exploration of evangelical theology in dialogue with contemporary intellectual contexts and concerns.'
Table of Contents
'1. Defining and locating âEvangelicalismâTimothy Larsen; Part 1. Evangelicals and Christian Doctrine: 2. The triune God of the Gospel Kevin J. Vanhoozer; 3. Scripture and hermeneutics Daniel J. Treier; 4. Jesus Christ John Webster; 5. The human person in the Christian story Cherith Fee Nordling; 6. Justification and atonement D. Stephen Long; 7. The Holy Spirit Terry L. Cross; 8. Conversion and sanctification Mi-Yon Chung; 9. The Church in Evangelical theology and practice Leanne Van Dyk; Part 2. The Contexts of Evangelical Theology: 10. Evangelical theology and culture William A. Dyrness; 11. Evangelical theology and gender Elaine Storkey; 12. Race, and the experience of death: theologically reappraising American Evangelicalism J. Kameron Carter; 13. Evangelical theology and the religions Veli-Matti KÃ¤rkkÃ¤inen; 14. Evangelical theology in African contexts Tite Tiénou; 15. Evangelical theology in Asian contexts Simon Chan; 16. British (and European) Evangelical theologies Stephen R. Holmes; 17. Evangelical theology in Latin American contexts C. RenéPadilla; 18. Evangelical theology in North American contexts Timothy George.\n