Clark pinnocks flame of love is a timely book for american evangelicalism, bringing its doctrines into the mainstream of classical christian faith and teaching. Ebook the breath of life and the flame divine as pdf. For example, pinnocks most thorough work of systematic theology may be his book flame of love, which was a 1997 christianity today book award winner. Clark pinnock often quotes the bible, and would want to be known as a. In hisevidentialist field, pinnock was influenced by the work of john warwick montgomery. A biblical challenge to the traditional understanding of god, and more on. Flame of love advances the meeting and is bound to deepen understanding. A 1997 christianity today book of the yearin what may be regarded as his magnum opus, clark pinnock here turns attention to the vital christian doctrine of the holy spirit. The passion for love has to translate into passion for right relationships as well, which in turn leads to weeping and anguish. A theology of the holy spirit and the scripture principle. Finding our way through modern technology from an evangelical perspective, and the openness of god.
Theology, cosmology, christology, ecclesiology, soteriology, eschatology, and the doctrine of the word are all covered, each seen through the lens of the spirit. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Biblical revelation 1971, the scripture principle 1984, and flame of. Hes often repetitive, and i felt that the book could have been cut down by. It reaps a vast harvest of recent developments in theologytrinitarian doctrine, spiritchristology, theosissoteriology, sacramental spirituality, charismatic renewal and. The teaching of clark pinnock pinnock placed a greater emphasis on the humanness of scripture and the work of the holy spirit these are crucial and strategic days for the evangelical movement, which represents the fastestgrowing segment of the church worldwide. As an alternative, the kindle ebook is available now and can be read on any device with the free kindle app. A theology of the holy spirit 1996, pinnock explores the identity of the spirit within the. Materials, with particular attention to the role of religious experience.
The goal of this thesis was to use sociorhetorical investigation sri to study religious experience in three books by canadian, evangelical scholar clark h. Pinnock is professor emeritus of theology at mcmaster divinity. This magnum opus from one of evangelicalisms most stimulating theologians. Clark pinnock s flame of love is a timely book for american evangelicalism, bringing its doctrines into the mainstream of classical christian faith and teaching. Clark h pinnock in what may be regarded as his magnum opus, clark pinnock turns attention to the vital christian doctrine of the holy spirit. Pinnock toronto, ontario, canada, february 3, 1937 august 15, 2010 was a christian theologian, apologist and author. Pinnocks book is not only a comprehensive and profoundly trinitarian work, it is also beautifully written, filled with grace and a joy to read. Writing out of wide learning and deep personal passion, he shows us the way to restore the oftneglected spirit to centrality in the life and witness of the church. Pinnocks theology happened in the fall of 1995, during my first week as a new graduate student at trinity evangelical divinity school. Pinnock is reckoned as an influential yet controversial evangelical theologian. A 1997 christianity today book of the year in what may be regarded as his magnum opus, clark.
Vigen guroian i greet clark pinnocks book with praise for his seriousness and intellectual courage. The work of the charismatic baptist clark pinnock has strongly influenced the evangelical exclusivistinclusivist debate, especially his book a wideness in gods mercy. Studebaker mcmaster divinity college introduction my first encounter with clark h. In what may be regarded as his magnum opus, clark pinnock here turns. In what may be regarded as his magnum opus, clark pinnock here turns attention to the vital christian doctrine of the holy spirit. A theology of the holy spirit 1st edition by pinnock, clark h. An evaluation of the sonspirit relation in clark pinnock. In his reflection on other religions, the spirit plays a significant role. A description of clark pinnocks pneumatological proposal a. A theology of the holy spirit find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate. Written by clark pinnock, flame of love is a mini systematic theology written with a pneumatological emphasis. It reaps a vast harvest of recent developments in theologytrinitarian doctrine, spiritchristology, theosissoteriology, sacramental spirituality, charismatic renewal and interreligious dialogue, among others. In this book he dealt with issues relating to the trinity, christ, the church, union with god, and revelation.
The evolution of an evangelical maverick 3 a famous schaefferism. Pinnock february 3, 1937 august 15, 2010 was a christian theologian, apologist. He is not content with the apparent disregard that much of our formal theology has treated this third member of the trinity, and seeks to explore the implications of understanding the holy spirit in. Pdf on oct 4, 2019, s david muthukumar and others published clark pinnock, flame of love.
Its great watershed issue in our postmodern and relativistic era is the nature and. John of the cross, an acknowledged master of spirituality, wrote the living flame not for his fellow carmelites but for. Writing out of both wide learning and deep personal passion, he shows the. Pinnock a 1997 christianity today book of the year in what may be regarded as hismagnum opus, clark pinnock here turns attention to the vital christian doctrine of the holy spirit.
While it rejects process theology, the book asserts that such classical doctrines as gods immutability, impassibility and foreknowledge demand reconsideration. The openness of god presents a careful and fullorbed argument that the god known through christ desires responsive relationship with his creatures. In his book flame of love, clark pinnock seeks to examine anew the role and person of the holy spirit. John of the cross living flame of love for everyone is the second in a series that aims to make some of the greatest christian teachers accessible to all. A theology of the holy spirit david muthukumar other editions f,ame view all flame of love. The breath of life and the flame divine name author. In what may be regarded as his magnum opus, clark pinnock turns attention to the vital doctrine of the holy spirit in relation to other key doctrines such as the trinity, creation, christology and the church. Because in it, pinnock succinctly gives what he believes is the biblical and theological grounding for his proposal and thus the inclusivist position. Buy flame of love by clark h pinnock in paperback format at koorong 0830815902. A 1997 christianity today book of the yearin what may be regarded as. He is author of the flame of love, a wideness in gods mercy, and most moved mover. Pinnock explores the doctrine of the a christianity today book of the year in what may be regarded as his magnum opus, clark pinnock here turns attention to the. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read.
Therefore the spirit does not mediate complacent love but chooses to be present in the midst of brokenness and distress. Voted one of christianity todays 1995 books of the year. Really, really great book on the cinderella of the holy trinity. Pinnocks systematic theology examines the centrality of the holy spirit t.
Christianity and renewalinterdisciplinary studies book series. Throughout the various books and articles by pinnock on the work of. In it he explored various aspects of theology from the perspective of the holy spirit. In his book a wideness in gods mercy, pinnock explored the idea of the destiny of the. Here one finds many solid and wellchose n excerpts from across the e ntire literary corpus of this most par adoxical pr ophet and insightful philosopher. Pinnock begins by defining the holy spirit as a member of the trinity, emphasizing. Pinnock has tried to emphasize the dynamism of the spirits presence in. This was easy to read, and i commented to other while reading, i am surprised that a theological book could make me laugh. I was perusing the religion section at a local borders book. In search of a pentecostalcharismatic theology of religion.726 1292 1156 1083 203 289 244 296 1223 773 926 324 337 196 860 948 580 686 1693 1623 494 416 1519 577 671 661 766 1341 731 520 879 911 556 401