Category Archives: Oliver Crisp

The Scholar Juxtaposed with the Worshiper: A Heart on Fire for the Glory of God in Christ

There are Christian scholars, and then there are those who study and research because they really just want to know God in deeper ways. Scholarship might become a necessary by-product of the latter, as far as the apparent characteristic of … Continue reading

Posted in Kyle Strobel, Oliver Crisp

Christology as a Case Study: The Relationship Between Church Tradition and the Bible as Fonts of Authority and Divine Knowledge

The tension present between the role of church tradition and the bible, and how the two mutually implicate one or the other (or don’t) is not going away any time soon. There are those who want to believe that they … Continue reading

Posted in Barth, Bibliology, Bruce McCormack, Christology, Cornelius van der Kooi, Doctrine of Scripture, Gijsbert van den Brink, Hermeneutics, Oliver Crisp, Ontology Of Scripture, Tradition | 1 Comment

The Fallen Humanity of Christ with Reference to John Calvin and Oliver Crisp

I just finished reading a really provocative and intriguing essay by Ho-Jin Ahn in the Scottish Journal of Theology. In it he takes Oliver Crisp to task (at least at the ground clearing level) on Crisp’s argument that Christ could … Continue reading

Posted in Christology, Evangelical Calvinism, John Calvin, Oliver Crisp

Deviant and Evangelical Calvinism Together

Oliver Crisp, Reformed theologian, Brit, professor of Systematic Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA just had a book of his published by Fortress Press entitled Deviant Calvinism: Broadening Reformed Theology. It is a cool book, you ought to … Continue reading

Posted in Deviant Calvinism, Evangelical Calvinism, Evangelical Calvinism Book, Oliver Crisp, Reformed Theology

The “Mad” Theologians, Too Analytic

I am continuing to read Crisp’s and Rea’s Analytic Theology; should complete it sometime tomorrow. Many of you don’t know, and don’t care to know, that there is a difference between analytic theology and what has been called ‘Continental Theology’ … Continue reading

Posted in Analogia Entis, Analogy of Being, Analytic Theology, Analytical Theology, Oliver Crisp, Philosophical Theology, Philosophy | 33 Comments

Hierarchy

*I am reposting this post because I like it. In light of this oft confusing issue in Protestant (and Evangelical) circles, in particular; I thought it would be appropriate to share how Oliver Crisp seeks to parse the inter-relations between … Continue reading

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The Hierarchy of Scripture, Creeds, Confessions, & Theologoumena

In lieu of this oft confusing issue in Protestant (and Evangelical) circles, in particular; I thought it would be appropriate to share how Oliver Crisp seeks to parse the inter-relations between Scripture and Tradition for a Protestant understanding of “authority,” … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Theology, Ecclesiology, Hermeneutics, Historical Theology, Oliver Crisp, Roman Catholicism, Tradition | 2 Comments