By Keith Ward
When you consider that Thomas Aquinas first outlined theology as revelation--or the rational elucidation of printed truth--the inspiration has performed a basic function within the heritage of Western theology. This booklet presents a brand new and distinct research of the concept that, interpreting its nature, resources, and obstacles in all 5 of the most important scriptural religions of the realm: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.
starting with an exam of the character of theology, Keith Ward seems to be at faith in its early historic manifestations, and considers the belief of revelation as present in the nice canonical traditions of the religions of the area. within the technique, he develops a extraordinarily Christian proposal of revelation as divine self-expression in heritage. eventually, he explores how conceptions of revelation needs to be revised in gentle of contemporary historic and clinical suggestion, and proposes a brand new and confident theology of revelation for the future.
Religion and Revelation comprises discussions of the paintings of so much significant theologians together with Aquinas, Tillich, Barth, Temple, Frazer, and Evans Pritchard. it may be of curiosity to students and scholars of comparative faith, philosophers of faith, theologians, and anthropologists.
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