By Angus Paddison

To determine the biblical texts as 'Scripture' is to make a sequence of particular claims approximately this article: that it really is drawn into the job of the triune God of Israel; that its final vacation spot is the worshipping church; and that it has a ministry in shaping Christian pondering and performing.

Scripture: a really Theological Proposal advances that the assets for interpreting Scripture, realizing its claims, and performing upon them may be stumbled on through trying to the church's existence and doctrines. analyzing Scripture with a number of theologians, Paddison proposes a hermeneutic acceptable to interpreting Scripture either as divine handle and the ebook of the church. The booklet positions itself by means of resisting debts within which Scripture's courting to God and its existence in the church are understood competitively, as though the extra we attend to 1 the fewer we're getting to the opposite. Chapters additional discover a doctrine of Scripture and the connection of ethics, doctrine, and preaching to Scripture. a last bankruptcy asks, can, or may still, Scripture be learn within the university?

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