What does biblical theology have to do with the life of the church?

Review of Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church by Michael LawrenceThis book has been reviewed previously on Schaeffer's Ghost here.In What Is Biblical Theology? (reviewed here) James Hamilton outlined the basics of biblical theology by giving a very brief overview of the discipline. In Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church, Michael Lawrence gives us a more in-depth definition and a longer exposition of how biblical theologies applies to, well, the life of the c … [Read more...]

Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church (and why they need each other)

Review of Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church by Michael LawrenceWhat is biblical theology and why is it important to the local church? It’s easy to understand why theology in general is important since we need to know what we believe and apply certain biblical ideas to contemporary living. But when we talk about the importance of theology, I think we usually have in mind systematic theology (i.e., what does the Bible as a whole say about X?). In Biblical Theology in the Life of the C … [Read more...]