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Episode #35

Why I Became a Theologian

Show Notes

What theologians have influenced Gerald Bray? In what ways has his ability to read theology in other languages affected his own beliefs? How have the 39 Articles been instrumental in his theological development and can these articles create reform today? As an expert in patristic thought, does Bray think the fathers believed in justification by faith alone? What does Bray make of theological interpretation of Scripture? As a seasoned professor, what does Bray believe makes or breaks an evangelical institutions?

In this Credo podcast, Gerald Bray joins Matthew Barrett to discuss his life as a theologian and his hope for reformation today.

Gerald Bray (D. Litt., University of Paris-Sorbonne) is Research Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School. Bray is a minister in the Church of England and the author of many books including The Doctrine of God (in the Contours of Christian Theology series of which he is the general editor), Biblical Interpretation: Past & Present, God is Love: A Biblical and Systematic TheologyGod has Spoken: A History of Christian Theology, The Church: A Theological and Historical Account, Creeds, Councils and Christ: Did the early Christians misrepresent Jesus?, The Faith We Confess: An Exposition of the Thirty-Nine Articles, Translating the Bible: From William Tyndale to King James, and Augustine on the Christian Life: Transformed by the Power of God.


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