This article examines the views of Thomas Torrance as a significant development of Karl Barth's theology concerning natural theology, general revelation, and natural science. It first wants to make clear what is meant by Barth's rejection of natural theology on Christological grounds. Next, it examines how Torrance integrates natural theology into his Christology.
This article deals with the question whether it is possible for someone who has never heard the gospel to be saved. The author hopes to give a nuance to a classically Reformed view of the doctrine of salvation to embrace everything Scripture teaches on this aspect of the faith. He also wants to make use of insights from so-called inclusivism, which can be useful when understood from a Reformed perspective.
Can it be declared that God is clearly revealed in creation and his government of creation? Is this general revelation accessible to all people? Early Christian exegesis of Romans 1:18–22 tried to reflect on these questions. This article wants to treat general revelation from a theological perspective, with special reference to the church fathers and ancient Christian exegetes.
A Christian is not only caught between two worldviews—God-centred and man-centred worldviews. He is also caught between two words—general revelation and special revelation. How should he think about the relationship between all these, and how can he keep the balance? This is what the article answers.
Through the voice of general revelation and conscience man has no excuse, but remains guilty of idolatry. How? This article explains.