By Steven D. Cone

ISBN-10: 1498205496

ISBN-13: 9781498205498

ISBN-10: 162032248X

ISBN-13: 9781620322482

people are made within the photograph of God, and authentically coming to be human ability to turn into like him. This paintings pursues a powerful and renewed theology of grace in dialog with the patristic traditions of Irenaeus, the Cappadocian Fathers, and Augustine, the medieval theology of Maximus and Aquinas, and such smooth interlocutors as Søren Kierkegaard, Bernard Lonergan, John Milbank, and John Behr. It thereby regrounds our interpretation of Scripture within the large culture of the church. by means of doing so, it argues that Christ's incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection shape the one attainable aspect of reference in which we will be able to comprehend the universe, as God creates it and works in it to deliver us into union with himself.

"Inviting us to work out grace with new eyes, Cone gathers up numerous--and in lots of circumstances neglected--insights from the previous, weaving them including the paintings of newer theologians to yield a theological imaginative and prescient that elucidates the aim of our personal lives, of human heritage, and of created fact in its entirety. For these looking a strong figuring out of the doctrine of grace, this thought-provoking, wide-ranging publication will function a welcome guide."
--J. Michael Stebbins, writer of The Divine Initiative

Steven D. Cone is affiliate Professor of Theology and Chair of the Bible/Theology box within the Undergraduate university at Lincoln Christian University.

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