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The Character of Theology

On February 9th John Franke will be visiting Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.  That’s a little more than a month away and I was thinking it might be helpful if a few people undertook a reading of his newest book, “The Character of Theology“.  I’ve read it once and am now reading a book that he wrote before that with Stanley Grenz, Beyond Foundationalism.  While both books are good (so far I prefer Beyond Foundationalism actually) The Character of Theology is more recent and is shorter.  (I should add, I think I like Beyond Foundationalism better because I’ve read The Character of Theology and simply have a better understanding of what Franke and Grenz are talking about).

Anyway, what I am wondering is two fold 1) Is anyone interesting in reading The Character of Theology before the 9th?  Its only 200 pages and it’s a fast read: I read about 100 pages in two days without much effort.  2) Would anyone be interested in having me write a series of blog entries that summarize Franke’s arguments from The Character of Theology?

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  1. January 6, 2006 at 10:41 am

    I’d like to read both books, but probably won’t have time before February. You should summarize some of his book here on your blog.

  2. January 9, 2006 at 1:42 pm

    Summarizing would be great. I’m going to try to read Beyond Foundationalism before February in the meantime.

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