The constructive task of theology (cont.)

Welcome to The Theology Whisperer, a series of short blog posts on theology and theological education.   This post builds on my previous post on the scope of constructive theology. How should we go about the task of constructive theology? How can we build bridges, and avoid pitfalls and traps for young (or old) players? …

Classic New York cheesecake

An original recipe by Rod Benson We all have our favourite sweet and savoury dishes. As this is my first food blog post, I thought I'd share my favourite sweet recipe: classic New York cheesecake, aka bistro cheesecake, or simply baked cheesecake. I've been making variations of this recipe for many years, and it's probably …

The constructive task of theology

Welcome to The Theology Whisperer, a series of short blog posts on theology and theological education. In previous posts I outlined the descriptive and critical tasks of theology; in this post (and the next), I want to look at theology’s constructive task. By this I mean theological work characterised not only by good biblical interpretation …