Theological Negotiations

Proposals in Soteriology and Anthropology

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Douglas Farrow
  • Ada, MI: 
    Baker Academic
    , November
     2018.
     288 pages.
     $38.00.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9781540960399.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Mark P. Hertenstein forthcoming.

Description

In Theological Negotiations, leading theologian Douglas Farrow tackles some of his discipline's perennial challenges, including the relation between nature and grace, philosophy and theology, autonomy and freedom, justification and sanctification, Gentile and Jew, and Christ's offering and ours.

Controversial issues from supersessionism to transubstantiation to the perfection and final end of man are approached in new and innovative ways, showing what constructive theology looks like when it is determined to think eschatologically about the relations in question.

The innovation, however, is never at the expense of biblical and creedal parameters or of patient engagement with the Christian tradition and its formative thinkers. Along the way, Farrow invites readers to renegotiate, or at least to rethink, some key Catholic/Protestant differences in soteriology as well as some ill-advised compromises with contemporary autonomy-based anthropology.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Douglas Farrow is Professor of Theology and Christian Thought at McGill University in Montréal, Quebec.

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