A Theology in Outline: Can These Bones Live? by Robert W. Jenson PDF

By Robert W. Jenson

A Theology in define: Can those Bones Live? started with an undergraduate direction taught through Robert W. Jenson at Princeton collage within the spring of 2008. in response to a sequence of twenty-three direction lectures, it bargains a concise and available assessment of Christian theology whereas holding the ambience of Jenson's lecture room. a lot as does Jenson's Systematic Theology, A Theology in Outline treats a regular series of doctrines in Christian theology--God, Trinity, construction, humanity, sin, salvation, church, between others. although, its organizing precept and leitmotiv are much less conventional. Reflecting his fresh curiosity in theological interpretation of scripture, Jenson frames the full of Christian theology as a reaction to the query posed to the prophet Ezekiel: "Son of guy, can those bones live?" For Jenson, to invite this query is to invite even if Christian theology itself is a pile of lifeless bones. Can the tale that God lives along with his humans learn at the present time? From first to final the chapters of this ebook continue lower than the impelling strain of this query. They therefore contain a unmarried series of illustrative conversations for the aim of introducing novices to Christian theology.

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