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Systematic Theology: Volume 1: The Triune God

Robert W. Jenson


The Triune God, together with the second volume, The Works of God, develops a compendious statement of Christian theology in the tradition of a medieval summa, or of such modern works as those of Schleiermacher and Barth. Theology, as it is understood here, is the Christian church's continuing discourse concerning her specific communal purpose; it is the hermeneutic and critical reflection internal to the church's task of speaking the gospel. This volume and its successor are thus dedicated to the service of the one church of the creeds; it is for no particular denomination or con ... More

Keywords: God, Christian theology, medieval summa, Schleiermacher, Barth, church, gospel, creeds, denomination, confession

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195145984
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145984.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert W. Jenson, author
Center for Theological Inquiry, Princeton University