The Theology Of Philosophy And Christian Theology

917 WordsAug 9, 20154 Pages
There are four theology sources of theology that is scripture, tradition, reason and religious experience. The scripture is expounded with the context of public worship and is the subject of meditation and devotion on the part of individual Christian (McGrath, 2011). Tradition is an active process of passing on the Christian faith, rather than as a static source of revelation, independent of Scripture (McGrath, 2011). Reason is assumed an especial importance at the time of the Enlightenment (McGrath, 2011). Religion experience is an imprecise term. The origins of the word are relatively well understood (McGrath, 2011). In this paper I will differentiate the different theology sources that is important. And, what limitations they might have, also how they relate to philosophy and Christian theology. Finally, some positive and negative relationship will be discussed between the sources of Christian theology. The scripture is expounded with the context of public worship and is the subject of meditation and devotion on the part of individual Christian (McGrath, 2011). The scriptures and faith goes hand to hand, they coexist to develop significant meaning from Genesis to Revelation. Tradition is an active process that passes on the Christian faith, rather than as a static source of revelation, independent of Scripture (McGrath, 2011). Tradition often can cause Christian to lose sight of the scriptures as for as its divine attribute, such as the danger of sin. Also,
Open Document