Exploring Christian Theology Q&A

  1. What is tradition?
  2. Which traditions are good?
  3. Why is theology a form of tradition?
  4. How can we distinguish what the Bible teaches from what we believe it teaches?
  5. Should churches try to balance orthodoxy, orthopraxis and orthopathos?
  6. Should orthodoxy, orthopraxis and orthopathos all be emphasized in the local church?
  7. What's wrong with theology being bound by tradition?
  8. Should we avoid rationalism?
  9. Why do we need to be aware of ourselves if the goal of theology is objective truth?
  10. Are these lessons designed to convert students to a particular tradition?
  11. Is it possible for different denominations to benefit from each other?
  12. What are the five solas of the Reformation?
  13. How do creeds and confessions relate to the solas?
  14. Do the solas of the Reformation ignore the Father and the Holy Spirit?
  15. If justification is by faith alone, why does the Bible emphasize good works?
  16. If everything should be done for God's glory, where does our glorification fit?
  17. How can the Old and New Testaments be unified when they look so different?
  18. Is the New Testament more relevant to us than the Old Testament?
  19. Does the Bible emphasize God's transcendence over his immanence?
  20. Does the modern church need to hear more about God's transcendence or his immanence?
  21. How much of the world's culture should the church try to transform?
  22. Why does the modern church have a hard time trying to transform culture?
  23. Is Christian theology defined as what Christians believe?
  24. Is there a core set of beliefs that all Christians can affirm?
  25. How much theological diversity is acceptable?
  26. Why are some religions closer to Christianity than others are?
  27. Do believers sometimes suppress the truth that God has revealed?