What is systematic theology?

What is systematic theology?

What Is Systematic Theology? As Dr. Wayne Grudem explains it, “systematic theology is any study that answers the question, ‘What does the whole Bible teach us today?’ about any given topic.”

What is Thomas Rausch’s systematic theology?

“Thomas P. Rausch, one of American Catholicism’s finest writers, provides a solid introduction to the study of systematic theology, one that is attentive to its complex historical evolutions and contemporary face, while taking seriously its faith-filled, ecclesial, and contextual character.

Is consistency an argument against systematic theology?

Some scholars criticize systematic theology for its internal consistency, suggesting that it conforms Scripture to fit our own ideas about the topic. But if Scripture has been interpreted correctly, “consistency” isn’t an argument against systematic theology.

What is apologetics?

Apologetics defends the validity of the Christian faith, directly addressing objections to the Bible and Christianity. This helps us connect our topical exploration of Scripture to evangelism, and overcome the specific barriers that an unorganized understanding of Scripture can create.

In Stock. The Christian church has a long tradition of systematic theology, that is, of studying biblical teaching on centrally important doctrines such as the Word of God, redemption, and Jesus Christ. Wayne Grudem’s bestselling Systematic Theology has several distinctive features:

What is philosophical theology?

Philosophical theology studies theological topics largely without use of the Bible. It uses the tools and methods of philosophical reasoning, and attempts to discern what can be known about God from observing the universe. This can help us understand right and wrong thought forms in our culture and others.

What is biblical theology?

Biblical theology gives special attention to the teachings of individual authors and sections of Scripture, and frames each teaching within the historical development of Scripture. It answers questions like, “How does the teaching about prayer develop over the history of the Old Testament and then the New Testament?”