Doxology: A Systematic Theology

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OUP USA, 1984 - 624 pages
Seeks to identify and describe the continuing Christian vision, to trace its modes of transmission, and to permit it to illuminate the human context. The result is a systematic theology in the perspective of worship.
 

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Contents

TASKS
1
IMAGE OF
15
CHRIST
45
SPIRIT
87
s The gift of the Spirit
107
The seal of the Spirit
108
The place of the saints
109
Institution and event
112
s The scriptural witness
165
The variegated unity the Bible
169
The liturgy as hermeneutical continuum
175
Preaching as application of the message
177
Divine presence and inspiration
178
CREEDS AND HYMNS 1 Confession of faith
182
Initiatory use of creeds
183
Recapitulatory use of creeds
186

Structure and liberty
114
Unity and pluralism
116
CHURCH 1 Eschatological tension
118
Ritual signification
119
Unity
122
Holiness
127
s Catholicity
132
Apostolicity
135
Justification by faith
138
Love of the brethren
142
Hope for the world
143
TRADITIONAL MEANS
147
SCRIPTURE 1 A holy book
149
The liturgical element in the Old Testament
151
The liturgical element in the New Testament
156
The canon established and defined
163
Creeds and identity
189
s Creeds and poetry
194
The place of hymns
198
Paradox and strange continuity
205
Hymns and scripture
210
LEX ORANDI
218
LEX CREDENDI
251
Doctrinal control over liturgy
259
ECUMENISM
287
REVISION
324
ETHICS
399
REWARDS
435
Notes
463
Bibliography
584
Subject Index
599
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