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 …

What makes Christian theology distinctive?

Welcome to The Theology Whisperer,  a series of short blog posts on theology and theological education. Why is theology viewed as a distinctive realm of knowledge, and what is distinctive about Christian theology? The answer to both questions lies in the strong reliance of religious traditions on scriptures and other sacred writings, for which an …