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By Robert W. Jenson

A Theology in define: Can those Bones Live? all started with an undergraduate direction taught by way of Robert W. Jenson at Princeton college within the spring of 2008. in response to a sequence of twenty-three direction lectures, it deals a concise and obtainable assessment of Christian theology whereas conserving the ambience of Jenson's lecture room. a lot as does Jenson's Systematic Theology, A Theology in Outline treats a customary series of doctrines in Christian theology--God, Trinity, construction, humanity, sin, salvation, church, between others. although, its organizing precept and leitmotiv are much less conventional. Reflecting his fresh curiosity in theological interpretation of scripture, Jenson frames the entire of Christian theology as a reaction to the query posed to the prophet Ezekiel: "Son of guy, can those bones live?" For Jenson, to invite this question is to invite no matter if Christian theology itself is a pile of lifeless bones. Can the tale that God lives along with his humans learn this day? From first to final the chapters of this booklet continue lower than the impelling strain of this query. They therefore include a unmarried series of illustrative conversations for the aim of introducing newbies to Christian theology.

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