Archives for April 13, 2014

So What’s Left for Theology to Do? Some Musings about Theology’s Future

My previous post was about my perception that there is nothing new in theology; every idea has been proposed and explored. (Of course, I'm not counting totally crackpot ideas, but even those seem to be recycled.)Theology has always had four main tasks. The first two are critical. First, theology examines teachings labeled "Christian" to discern whether they are or aren't. Second, theology categorizes teachings/doctrines into levels of importance: essential, non-essential, opinion … [Read more...]