The Doctrine of Revelation : A Narrative Interpretation
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.
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- Paperback | 240 pages
- 156 x 234 x 50mm | 440g
- 01 Feb 1997
- EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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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.