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How do you see relationship between Biblical/Historical/Systematic theology?

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by Yeshua1, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. Yeshua1

    Yeshua1 Well-Known Member
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    Which do you prefer, and what is a good book for each of those theologies to use?
     
  2. Brandon C. Jones

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    A book I found helpful that tied these things together and focused on method is Richard A. Muller's The Study of Theology. http://amzn.com/0310410010

    Although I have not read it, I have heard good things about Kelly Kapic's A Little Book for New Theologians http://amzn.com/0830839755

    I hope that helps.
     
  3. Greektim

    Greektim Well-Known Member

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    I prefer biblical theology. Here is what I have posted about it in the past on other threads:

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  4. preachinjesus

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    Perhaps the OP could define, in his own words, these varying fields for us.
     
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    Biblical.

    The Bible.
     
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    I'll add Norman Geisler.

    A. H. Strong (SBC) wrote a three-volume theology clocking in at 1,166 pages, which was later reissued as a single volume. I have a PDF facsimile of it, but the print is too tiny and the content too dense to tackle reading on the computer. I also have a PDF copy reformatted for reading on Kindle type devices, which comes in at an astounding 3,736 pages. I'm not ashamed to say that I'll probably never get around to reading it.
     
  8. Greektim

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    Curious if you truly understand what the discipline of biblical theology is as opposed to the other disciplines such as historical, exegetical, or systematic.
     
  9. Yeshua1

    Yeshua1 Well-Known Member
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    Well try!

    Historical would be the theology as it has ben defined throughout history by Christians, such as in creeds/confessions etc

    Bilical would trace the history of various doctrines from start to finishing in Bible, to see how the bible itself developed more theology over time

    systematic would be a summary of all doctrines in a systematic fashion, praying one chapter, salvation, bible inspiration etc!
     
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    Curious if you always ask arrogant questions of people you really don't know, or not?
     
  11. Rippon

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    It was a fair question for you. Why cast aspersions on him when none were made on you? Methinks you are a bit too defensive --or even arrogant TND.
     
  12. Earth Wind and Fire

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    Oh for Luck's sake......too much, just too much.:BangHead:
     
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