The purpose of theology (part 3)

Welcome to The Theology Whisperer, a series of short blog posts on theology and theological education.   In this third and final post on the purpose of theology, I want to further explore the relations between theology and discipleship, theology and piety. Click here for parts one and two. There will always be more to …

The descriptive task of theology

Welcome to The Theology Whisperer,  a series of short blog posts on theology and theological education.   If theology is about faith seeking understanding, what do we mean by “understanding”? What kind of understanding, and to what ends?  To answer those questions, we need to recognise that good theology serves several distinct purposes or tasks. …