By Oliver Davies
Major advances in technological know-how convey new understandings of the human as a solidarity of brain, physique, and international and calls into query the deep-seated dualistic presuppositions of contemporary theology. Oliver Davies argues that the altering framework permits a go back to the defining query of the Easter Church: "Where is Jesus Christ?" it is a query which could result in a basic reorientation of theology, because it provides area for the theological reception of the disruptive presence of the dwelling Christ because the current fabric in addition to formal item of theology on the earth. on the centre of this learn consequently is a brand new theology of the doctrine of the exaltation of Christ, dependent upon St. Paul's come across with the exalted or commissioning Christ at the street to Damascus. This areas calling and commissioning on the heart of systematic theology. It presents the floor for a brand new knowing of theology as transcending the Academy-Church department in addition to the divide among systematic and functional theology. It issues additionally to a brand new serious theological approach to engagement and collaboration.
This booklet starts to discover new different types of world-centred theological rationality within the contexts not just of scripture, doctrine, anthropology, ecclesiology, and religion, but in addition of Christian politics and philosophy. it's a paintings of up to date and worldwide Christological promise in basic Theology, and is addressed to all those people who are involved, from whichever denomination, with the ongoing power of Christianity in a altering international.