A Christianity Today Book of the Year In what may be regarded as his magnum opus, Clark Pinnock here turns attention to the vital Christian doctrine of the. In what may be regarded as his magnum opus, Clark Pinnock turns attention to the vital Christian doctrine of the Holy Spirit. Writing out of both wide learning and . Flame of Love has ratings and 12 reviews. Adrian as hismagnum opus, Clark Pinnock here turns attention to the vital Christian doctrine of the Holy Spirit.
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Michael Laminack rated it really liked it Jan 24, Never one to duck the difficult or sensitive questions, he also explores issues of the Spirit’s universality, gender language for the Spirit and charismatic gifts. I also enjoyed the book because he quoted one of my favourite passages, the comments of Emeth pinnocl C.
Pinnock intends his book to be catholic in the sense of respecting the beliefs and worship of the historic church and evangelical drawing particularly on the heritage of the Reformation. Abraham Parker rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Pinnock is employing the biblical, historical, philosophical and cultural understandings in order to emphasize the presence and function of the Holy Spirit in the economic Trinity.
As a result clrak expect to better understand God by thinking of Him as Father, Son and Holy Spirit and we kove to better understand each of these three persons by thinking of them within this Unity; this perfect communion of three persons.
Flame of Love: A Theology of the Holy Spirit
Prayer shows that we belong to a different order of reality which defies the powers of evil and anticipates the kingdoms of this world becoming the kingdom of Christ Rev This was still a very good book, even if some primarily Reformed will not like the later lfame. Writing out of wide learning and deep personal passion, he shows us the way to restore the oft-neglected Spirit to centrality in the life and witness of the church.
Pinnock does an outstanding job of describing the person of the Holy Spirit, the relationship of pinnoci Trinity, and the role of Spirit in creation, the church, and the believer.
Return to Book Page. He then presents salvation as union with God theosis that is possible by the empowering of the Spirit chapter five. As a matter of fact, one of the most central attributes of the Trinity is this self-effacing humility.
Writing out of wide learning and deep personal passion, he shows us the way to restore the oft-neglected Spirit to centrality 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 read this book for Bible College. I am not going to bother saying at the outset whether I now fully agree with everything I said then, but I have highlighted some key statements, and if you read this and want to discuss the content further I will more than happy to take such things up there. Andrea rated it really liked it Feb 17, Writing out of wide learning and deep personal passion, he shows us the way to restore the oft-neglected Spirit to centrality in the life and witness of the church.
A Critical Review of Clark Pinnock’s: Flame of Love: a Theology of the Holy Spirit
Come on, read it It is not surprising that many have rejected God when there has been so little to attract them to him. Account Options Sign in.
The New Testament presents us with a vitality and urgency of mission that is diluted somewhat by any sort of reliance upon this wider hope. Brett rated it it was amazing Jun 04, He also attempts to stay within the evangelical tradition by holding onto the Reformation emphasis Sola Scriptura, Sola Gratia, Sola Fide. My library Help Advanced Book Lfame.
Beloved, said the Glorious one, unless thy desire had been for me thou wouldst not have sought so long and so truly. Selected pages Title Page. Peter Althouse Limited preview – This is the best theology of the Holy Spirit that I have pinnkck. This is actually a very good book! Leave a comment Pinnock, Clark H.
Kindle location In this book, Pinnock is generally attempting a systematic presentation from a pneumatological perspective by revisiting the concepts of Trinity, Creation, Christology, Atonement, Soteriology and Ecclesiology. He asserts that this is a biblical approach and that if there has been any accommodation to culture or philosophy in theology it came with those who insisted on viewing God as loce Unmoved Mover: You are commenting using your WordPress.
While I do not agree with ALL of his views, his writings have been an invaluable help to me in the development of my theology. Nevertheless, pinnpck is better to see the Lion and die than to be the Tisroc of the wold and live and not to have seen him.
A Review of Flame of Love by Clark H. Pinnock | Stumbling Through Theology
In the wake of Clark Pinnock’s death I thought I’d dig up a seminary “reflection paper” that I had to write in after reading his Flame of Love: In the first chapter of his book Flame of Love: Always in sight is the mission of the church, for “people want to meet the real and living God and will not be satisfied with a religion that only preaches and moralizes.
Account Options Sign in. Only by attending to the Spirit can we move beyond sterile rationalist religion in the direction of recovering the sense of intimacy and immediacy for which our generation – and every generation – longs”. There is a role for thinking about what to do next, but this thinking should be always done in the context of waiting on God.
Brian Taylor rated it liked it Apr 28,