Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by coco » Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:49 pm

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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by UncleBob » Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:57 pm

coco wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:29 am
UncleBob wrote:
Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:12 pm
coco wrote:
Joshoowah wrote:
UncleBob wrote:I have decided that I need this: Click Here.
Printed books are cheaper than ever! I got to volume 7 before I Barthed out.
Hmmm... I would only be six million words away from a new tattoo.
Race you. First one done doesn't have to get the tattoo.
Still no tattoos, I suppose.
I totally forgot about this thread. I suppose you are almost done with vol. IV.4. And I will be CocoBarthButt.
LOL
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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by coco » Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:11 pm

UncleBob wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:57 pm
coco wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:29 am
UncleBob wrote:
Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:12 pm
coco wrote:
Joshoowah wrote:
UncleBob wrote:I have decided that I need this: Click Here.
Printed books are cheaper than ever! I got to volume 7 before I Barthed out.
Hmmm... I would only be six million words away from a new tattoo.
Race you. First one done doesn't have to get the tattoo.
Still no tattoos, I suppose.
I totally forgot about this thread. I suppose you are almost done with vol. IV.4. And I will be CocoBarthButt.
LOL
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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by UncleBob » Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:40 pm

coco wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:11 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:57 pm
coco wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:29 am
UncleBob wrote:
Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:12 pm
coco wrote:
Joshoowah wrote:
UncleBob wrote:I have decided that I need this: Click Here.
Printed books are cheaper than ever! I got to volume 7 before I Barthed out.
Hmmm... I would only be six million words away from a new tattoo.
Race you. First one done doesn't have to get the tattoo.
Still no tattoos, I suppose.
I totally forgot about this thread. I suppose you are almost done with vol. IV.4. And I will be CocoBarthButt.
LOL
Used for $269 on Amazon.
Perhaps this fall.
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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by Gabriel » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:27 am

I picked up a copy of John Frame's Systematic Theology at Parkside Church in OH this Spring. Early chapters are an interesting read, we'll see where it goes.
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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by Thunktank » Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:45 pm

While I’m not sure that John and Charles Wesley are good examples of systematic theology, their work is among my favorite among Protestant theologians. Maybe because it isn’t soundly systematic. Their theological views grew out of the Anglican traditions and added a more practical interior emphasis that sought balance between so many different influences with an emphasis on the interior life.
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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by tuttle » Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:59 pm

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While I’m not sure that John and Charles Wesley are good examples of systematic theology, their work is among my favorite among Protestant theologians. Maybe because it isn’t soundly systematic. Their theological views grew out of the Anglican traditions and added a more practical interior emphasis that sought balance between so many different influences with an emphasis on the interior life.
I'd say they had less of a system and more of a method.



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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by Gabriel » Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:17 pm

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Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:59 pm
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Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:45 pm
While I’m not sure that John and Charles Wesley are good examples of systematic theology, their work is among my favorite among Protestant theologians. Maybe because it isn’t soundly systematic. Their theological views grew out of the Anglican traditions and added a more practical interior emphasis that sought balance between so many different influences with an emphasis on the interior life.
I'd say they had less of a system and more of a method.



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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by coco » Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:57 pm

Gabriel wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:17 pm
tuttle wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:59 pm
Thunktank wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:45 pm
While I’m not sure that John and Charles Wesley are good examples of systematic theology, their work is among my favorite among Protestant theologians. Maybe because it isn’t soundly systematic. Their theological views grew out of the Anglican traditions and added a more practical interior emphasis that sought balance between so many different influences with an emphasis on the interior life.
I'd say they had less of a system and more of a method.



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Re: Protestant Smackdown: What is Your Favorite Systematic Theology?

Post by Joshoowah » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:05 pm

Thunktank wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:45 pm
While I’m not sure that John and Charles Wesley are good examples of systematic theology, their work is among my favorite among Protestant theologians. Maybe because it isn’t soundly systematic. Their theological views grew out of the Anglican traditions and added a more practical interior emphasis that sought balance between so many different influences with an emphasis on the interior life.
Yeah, the Wesley brothers are gold, IMO, but you are right that much of their theology is grounded in early Anglican traditions, as well as some Catholic ones. John Wesley's love of the Desert Fathers is evident in his work.

Also, I think I said this a few pages back, but Thomas Oden's Classic Christianity is a good systematic theology. Oden hails from the Wesleyan tradition.
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