The Importance of Theology

from Jan 26, 2017 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

Here’s an excerpt from The Importance of Theology, Michael Allen and Scott Swain’s contribution to the January issue of Tabletalk:

Systematic theology can be classified as a species of biblical “wisdom.” According to Augustine, wisdom involves more than the knowledge of distinct objects and more than the practical “know-how” needed to navigate different circumstances. For Augustine, true wisdom involves a contemplative awareness of the relationship between temporal and eternal realities, the relationship between creatures and the triune God, who is the author and end of all creatures.

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