Theology

Theology

Books

The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology

To be a Christian is to be a theologian, because by definition all Christians, lay or clergy, engage in God-talk. The only question is whether this conversation is well informed.

Books

The New Holy Wars, by Robert H. Nelson

I have only a small flickering light to guide me in the darkness of a thick forest. Up comes a theologian and blows it out." So complained 18th-century French philosopher Denis Diderot. It is true that much that passes for theology fails to illumine the path, and it does not help to claim that nontheological reasoning is often equally opaque. Thankfully, a few lights shine brightly.

Books

Benedict the teacher

David Tracy once distinguished three audiences for the theologian: the church, the general public and the academic community. Joseph Ratzinger has spoken powerfully to all three.