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By William J. Abraham

The ebook offers an unique and demanding narrative at the importance of canon within the Christian culture. usual money owed of canon decrease canon to scripture and deal with scripture as a criterion of fact. Scripture is then similar in optimistic or damaging how one can culture, cause, and adventure. Such tasks contain a misreading of the which means and content material of canon--they find the canonical history of the church inside of epistemology--and Abraham charts the deadly results of this movement, from the Fathers to trendy feminist theology. within the method he exhibits that the relevant epistemological matters of the Enlightenment have Christian origins and echoes. He additionally exhibits that the an important advancements of theology from the Reformation onwards contain awesome efforts to mend the rules of religion. This trajectory is now exhausted theologically and spiritually. for that reason, the door is opened for a restoration of the total canonical background of the early church and for clean paintings at the epistemology of theology.

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