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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A Review of Flame of Love by Clark H. Pinnock | Stumbling Through Theology

Trey Shigley rated it really liked it Dec 25, The church is placed at the disposal of flqme Spirit and commissioned to serve the kingdom in the world. Always in sight is the mission of the church, for “people flake to meet the real and living God and will not be satisfied with a religion that only preaches and moralizes. Perhaps they would not reject as readily the God disclosed in Jesus Christ, who is an event of loving relationally and relates readily to the temporal world. With this in mind Pinnock seeks a clearer profile of the person of the Spirit.

Using weapons of the Spirit, we pull down strongholds and join the uprising against the present disorder. Peter Althouse Limited preview – Rather than taking this as a reason to avoid the issue altogether, Pinnock rightly takes this and enfolds it flaem his understanding of the person of the Spirit.


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What began ppinnock a risky idea experiment pinbock blossomed into a helpful and inspiring approach to Spirit theology.

A Theology of the Holy Spirit Presented by: Mar 23, Moaning rated it it was amazing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Pinnock feels that Trinitarian theology is not containable in human propositions nor reducible to human analogies, but is significantly comprehensible to those made in the image of God. Sep 07, Patrick Mulcahy rated it it was amazing Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Pinnock No preview available – Pinnock Limited preview – Want to Read saving…. Nevertheless, it is better to see the Lion and die than to be the Tisroc of the wold and live and not to have seen him. Andrew Terry rated it really liked it May 18, Jun 28, Jonny rated it really liked it.

This book, deep in theology, helped to open me to new ways of relating to the holy spirit. My eyes are starting to open to more of the Holy Spirit from reading this book.

Likewise, he has a deep value for the unity of the church, and as such used and affirmed Pentecostal, Mainline, Evangelical, Catholic and Orthodox beliefs.

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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.

Common terms and phrases Acts anointing atonement baptized Barth become believe Bible biblical bring C. This was still a very good book, even if some primarily Reformed will not like the later chapters.

He has authored many books including: Brian Taylor rated it liked it Apr off, Pinnock draws on Eastern Orthodoxy to show some shortcomings in Western Christian theology.

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.

Brian Pninock rated it it was amazing Apr 19, His approach to theology is a breath of fresh air.

Flame of Love: A Theology of the Holy Spirit

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Why, well because sometimes you experience something, or you are aware of a practical aspect of life, but you do pinnick have the theory to back up the practise.

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Never one to duck the difficult or sensitive questions, he also examines issues of the Spirit’s universality, gender language for the Spirit, and charismatic gifts.