By Travis E. Ables
of the 20 th century, a consensus emerged that Christian theology in
the Western culture had didn't produce a workable doctrine of the Holy
Spirit, and that Augustine's trinitarian theology bore the blame for far of
that failure. This ebook bargains a clean rereading of Western trinitarian
theology to raised comprehend the common sense of its pneumatology. Ables experiences the
pneumatologies of Augustine and Karl Barth, and argues that the imaginative and prescient of the
doctrine of the Spirit in those theologians can be understood as a fashion of
talking approximately partaking within the secret of God as a functionality of the life
of Christ. He claims that for both
theologians trinitarian doctrine encapsulates the grammar of the divine
self-giving in historical past. The functionality of pneumatology specifically is to
articulate the human reception and enactment of God's self-giving as itself
part of the act of God; this "self-involving" good judgment is the particular grammar of
the doctrine of the Holy Spirit.
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Incarnational Realism: Trinity and the Spirit in Augustine and Barth (T&T Clark Studies in Systematic Theology) by Travis E. Ables