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Spirit and Salvation
PAPERBACK; Published: 5/7/2016
ISBN: 978-0-8028-6856-5
516 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 6 x 9
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The fourth installment in a wide and deep constructive theology for our time

This fourth volume in Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen's ambitious five- volume systematic theology develops a constructive Christian pneumatology and soteriology in dialogue with the diverse global Christian tradition and with other major living faiths — Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism.
“Kärkkäinen’s engagement with a multiplicity of traditions is to be commended. . . . A valuable introduction to the major issues and arguments in pneumatology and soteriology.”

"Extraordinary. . . . Kärkkäinen's awareness of contemporary issues and vast learning make this volume a necessity for any scholar or Christian leader."
Peter Phan
— Georgetown University
"With awe and admiration readers of this comprehensive and lucid book will no doubt link its author's name with Thomas, Calvin, Barth, Moltmann, and other theological luminaries. After the completion of Kärkkäinen's five-volume project, theology will not be the same."
Stephan Bevans, SVD
— Catholic Theological Union, Chicago
"Kärkkäinen's systematic theology, while firmly rooted in the evangelical theological tradition, is wonderfully and warmly ecumenical, frankly Christian but still open to the insights and practices of other religious ways, and widely inclusive of Christian thinkers from all contexts and cultures. This is a new kind of theologizing, one done in a postmodern key yet remaining faithful to the treasures of our premodern and modern past. Kärkkäinen's breadth of scholarship is amazing."