The purpose of theology (part 1)

Welcome to The Theology Whisperer, a series of short blog posts on theology and theological education. What is the purpose of theology? In this and my next two posts (part 2 and part 3), I’ll outline my response to this question from an evangelical Christian perspective. Some definitions of the term “theology” give us insight …

Isn’t theology supposed to be prescriptive?

Welcome to The Theology Whisperer,  a series of short blog posts on theology and theological education.   The task of theology has to begin somewhere, and a good starting point is description – or, as I noted in my last post, the task of clarifying the content and practical implications of the Christian faith. But …