The Doctrine of Revelation

The Doctrine of Revelation : A Narrative Interpretation

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Revelation is the study of how, where and when God reveals Himself and of what is disclosed. This introduction to Revelation: discusses the major themes in the narrative of Revelation; introduces the student to the work of Karl Barth, Paul Tillich, Karl Rahner and Carl Henry; and addresses both the problems of religious pluralism and secular scepticism.show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 50mm | 440g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 074860880X
  • 9780748608805

Table of contents

Prologue: God - the Trinitarian sense of disclosure. Part 1 General Revelation: creation - the invitation to know God; the fall - the Noetic consequences of sin; the covenant with Noah - the grace of preservation. Part 2 Special Revelation: covenant with Israel - elective action; Jesus Christ - incarnate action; scripture - inspiration. Part 3 Revelation as reception: the church - ecclesiastical illumination; salvation - personal illumination; consummation - eschatological illumination. Epilogue: God - the revealer revealed.show more