Dogmatics: Volume III The Christian Doctrine of the Church, Faith and the Consummation (Library of Theological Translations)
By: Emil Brunner (author), David Cairns (translator), T. H. L. Parker (translator)Paperback
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Dr. (Heinrich) Emil Brunner (1889-1966) was made Privatdozent at the University of Zurich at the age of 33, and later was appointed Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology. In 1953 he became Professor of Christian University, Tokyo (Japan) and 1955 returned to Zurich. Publications: The Mediator, 1934 Man in Revolt, 1939 The divine imperative, 1941 Justice and social order, 12.06.1945 The Christian doctrine of God, 1950 Dogmatics (3 volumes), 1950-62 The misunderstanding of the church, 1952 Faith Hope and Love, 1957 The Letter to the Romans, 1959 The great invitation Zurich Sermons, 1955 I Believe in the Living God, 1961
Contents: Preface PART 3 GOD'S SELF-COMMUNICATION AS HIS SELF REPRESENTATION THROUGH THE HOLY SPIRIT Section I: Ekklesia and Church Introduction 1. CHURCH AND HOLY SPIRIT 1. The Historical Representation of the Past Self-Communication of God, the Church 2. God's Self-Representation in us through the Holy Spirit 2. THE GROUND AND NATURE OF THE EKKLESIA 1. The Problem 2. The Basis of the Ekklesia 3. The Problem of the Invisible and Visible Ekklesia 4. The Social Reality of the Ekklesia 3. THE PRIMITIVE CHRISTIAN EKKLESIA AND THE PAULINE IDEA OF THE EKKLESIA 1. The Different Forms and Conceptions of the Ekklesia in Primitive Christianity 2. The Pauline Doctrine of the Ekklesia and the Pauline Communities as its Embodiment 3. The Problem of Apostolic Authority APPENDIX. On the Doctrine of Baptism 4. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EKKLESIA INTO THE CHURCH 1. The Sacramental Understanding of Salvation 2. The Institutional Understanding of the Church 3. The New Understanding of Tradition 4. The Perfecting of the Holy Church Institution 5. DELAYING FACTORS IN. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EKKLESIA INTO THE CHURCH, AND ATTEMPTS TO RESTORE THE EKKLESIA 6. THE CHURCH AS INSTRUMENT AND SHELL OF THE EKKLESIA 7. THE CRISIS OF THE CHURCH IN EUROPE 1. The Manifestations of the Crisis 2. The Causes of the Crisis 3. The Conditions for Overcoming the Crisis 8. THE SEARCH FOR THE NEW FORM OF THE CHURCH 1. New Structures Within the Church Expressing the Spirit of the Ekklesia 2. The World in Search of Fellowship 3. Between Church and World 9. THE ESSENTIAL MARKS OF THE CHURCH ACCORDING TO THE APOSTOLIC WITNESS OF FAITH 1. The Church is "Apostolica" 2. The Church is "Catholica" 3. The Church is "Sancta" 4. The Church is "Una" 5. "Credo" Section II: The New Life In Christ 10. THE EKKLESIA AS PRESUPPOSITION OF FAITH 11. FAITH AND UNBELIEF 12. FAITH ACCORDING TO THE WITNESS OF SCRIPTURE 1. Faith in the Witness of the Old Testament EXCURSUS. Martin Buber's Teaching on the Apostles' Misunderstanding of Faith 2. Faith in the Witness of the New Testament 13. THE MISUNDERSTANDING OF THE FAITH 1. The Word Faith 2. The Role of Witness in the Rise of Pistis 3. The Cause and Forms of the Misunderstanding of Pistis 14. THE PERFECTED FORM OF FAITH: THE JUSTIFICATION OF THE SINNER BY FAITH ALONE EXCURSUS. On the Contemporary Theological Situation 15. JUSTIFYING FAITH IN CHRIST AND THE CREED OF THE CHURCH 1. The Apostles' Creed 2. Dogma 3. The Confessional Writings of the Reformation 16. DOCTRINAL BELIEF AND BELIEF IN THE BIBLE AS THE VEHICLE OF PISTIS Note: The True Non-Aprioristic Bible Faith; Reflections on the Formulation of a New Doctrine of Scripture 17. FAITH AND KNOWLEDGE. 18. THE CERTAINTY OF FAITH, AND DOUBT 19. REGENERATION AS A SPECIAL ASPECT OF JUSTIFICATION 20. CONVERSION 21. SANCTIFICATION 1. Sanctification as the Work of God 2. Sanctification as the Task of Man 22. THE COMMANDMENT OF LOVE AND THE LAW 23. THE CHRISTIAN IN THE WORLD 24. THE THEOLOGY OF PRAYER PART 4 THE CONSUMMATION IN ETERNITY OF THE DIVINE SELF-COMMUNICATION 1. FAITH AS HOPE APPENDIX. On the "Demythologized" Eschatology of Bultmann 2. THE OBJECTION OF UNBELIEF TO THE CHRISTIAN HOPE 3. THE KINGDOM OF GOD AND ETERNAL LIFE 4. THE KINGDOM OF GOD AS THE MEANING AND GOAL OF HISTORY 5. THE CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING OF ETERNITY 6. THE MYSTERY OF DEATH 7. TO DEPART AND BE WITH CHRIST 8. THE COMING OF THE LORD IN GLORY: THE PAROUSIA APPENDIX. The Problem of Demythologization 9. THE RESURRECTION 10. UNIVERSALISM AND WORLD JUDGMENT 11. THE CONSUMMATION POSTSCRIPT INDEX OF SUBJECTS INDEX OF NAMES INDEX OF SCRIPTURE REFERENCES
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