Publisher: Eerdmans (August 23, 2015)
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Argues that theology can reply faithfully to the residing God basically by way of paying due recognition to human physically event Scripture issues to the human physique and lived adventure because the preeminent enviornment of God's carrying on with revelation on the earth, says Luke Timothy Johnson. Attentively discerning the manifestations of God's Spirit in and during the physique is vital for theology to get well its nature as an inductive paintings instead of — as usually conceived — a deductive technology. Willingness to danger attractive real human events — instead of summary conceptualizations of these events — is needed of the theologian, Johnson argues. He celebrates the intimations of divine presence and gear in such human studies as play, ache, excitement, paintings, and getting older, exhibiting how theology can reply faithfully to the residing God basically by means of paying due cognizance to human physically event.