By Cynthia Bennett Brown
Little awareness has been given in contemporary scholarship to the paintings of Emil Brunner (1889-1966), a Swiss pastor, professor, missionary, and theologian whose identify is assessed one of the neo-orthodox thinkers of the final century. This lacuna is deceptive, notwithstanding, for his impact on sleek theology persists. In Believing pondering, Bounded Theology, Cynthia Bennett Brown explores the character of and bounds to theological considering in Brunner's personal paintings. What effects from this research is an come upon with a completely biblical, warmly pastoral, conscientiously highbrow, and insistently christocentric exposition of the Christian religion that continues to be appropriate for theology and lifestyles today.
"Cynthia Brown writes with readability and fervour approximately Emil Brunner's enduring importance for Christian considering. If Christian theology is to outlive and flourish it must pay shut cognizance to its function and method in addition to its dogmatic content material. Brown makes a powerful case for Brunner as a advisor for these claimed via either the necessity to be devoted to Divine Revelation and the call for to pay heed to modern human experience."
--Richard Clutterbuck, primary, Edgehill Theological collage, Belfast
"Those folks who ponder whether theology this present day wishes fewer and no more voices will make a right away exception after examining Brown's quantity. the writer either rehabilitates this long-neglected theologian and persuades us that we overlook him this present day at our price. With readability and care, Brown reintroduces us to the idea of Brunner, as soon as so influential on church and theology. we're edified and enriched."
--Stephen Williams, Professor of Systematic Theology, Union Theological collage, Belfast
"A best Reformed theologian of the 20th century, Brunner used to be commonly learn through pastors the world over. even though his impression has declined in recent times, his skill to mix dogmatic and apologetic theology is of up to date relevance. during this available and sympathetic research, Brown deals a big scholarly reappraisal of Brunner that might be of a lot worth to a theological new release much less conversant in his writings."
--David Fergusson, Professor of Divinity and vital of latest collage, college of Edinburgh
Cynthia Bennett Brown is Honorary Lecturer in Systematic Theology within the Institute of Theology, Queen's college Belfast.