By Paul Fletcher
Disciplining the Divine bargains the 1st accomplished remedy of the Social version of the Trinity, exploring its imperative position inside a lot theological discourse of the prior part century, together with its relation to wider cultural and political matters. The ebook highlights the way within which theologians have tried to make the doctrine of God appropriate to fashionable concerns and outlooks and it charts the stipulations that experience necessitated any such reconfiguration of theological research. whereas interrogatory in tone and cause, Disciplining the Divine however offers a serious reconstruction of a Christian theology and perform that can be undertaken in the political and cultural contexts of the recent millennium.
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