Tuesday, April 01, 2008

The Task of A Christian Scholar

I would suggest that the purpose of theology is to serve the church and its mission by engaging in the constructive task of setting forth a coherent model of Christian belief-mosaic that is faithful to the biblical narratives and teachings, is informed by the trajectory of the church's theological reflection, and is relevant to the contemporary setting

Stanley J. Grenz and John R. Franke

Beyond Fundamentalism: Shaping Theology in a Post Modern Context (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2001), 3-54



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