A Christianity Today Book of the Year In what may be regarded as his magnum opus, Clark Pinnock here turns attention to the vital Christian doctrine of the. In what may be regarded as his magnum opus, Clark Pinnock turns attention to the vital Christian doctrine of the Holy Spirit. Writing out of both wide learning and . Flame of Love has ratings and 12 reviews. Adrian as hismagnum opus, Clark Pinnock here turns attention to the vital Christian doctrine of the Holy Spirit.

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But says Emeth, the glorious one bent down his golden head and touched my forehead with his tongue and said, Son, thou art welcome. While I do not agree with Clark Pinnock several topics, this book is very enlightening.

But if you are expecting it to be primarily a Pentecostal treatise, you may be disappointed although it does have some excellent quotes in there. This was easy to read, and I commented to other while reading, I am surprised that a theological book could make me laugh.

Writing out of both wide learning and deep personal passion, he shows the way to restore the oft neglected Spirit to centrality in the life and witness of the church. How can the mainline churches assimilate the charismatic experiences charisms and their operation as Pinnock advocates, by overcoming the dichotomy between charisms that flow from liturgical actions from charisms that flow free of institutional structures?

Other editions – View all Flame of Love: Pinnock explores the doctrine of the Spirit in relation to other key doctrines such as the Trinity, creation, Christology and the church.


It is also rich in theology that is free from denominational and traditional shortcomings – it provides a better understanding of some theological concepts by reminding us that we sometimes overemphasize certain aspects and underemphasize others. For this and other insights, Clark Pinnock is to be thanked: Brian Taylor rated it liked it Apr 28, It is indicative of both the influence of the author and of the rapid changes in theology that Clark H.

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A Critical Review of Clark Pinnock’s: Flame of Love: a Theology of the Holy Spirit

Other editions – View all Glame of Xlark Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is not the God of the Bible, and such a misapprehension of God may be partly to blame for the lack of Spirit theology, since Spirit is where God most directly interacts with humanity.

He further deals this by considering the tension between Universality and Particularity: Pinnock Limited preview – This book has helped me tremendously. Leave a comment Pinnock, Clark H. Pinnock is not quite as convincing in his treatment of universality, but makes a good argument for hope in the wider mercy of God.

He is trying to represent the Church in its catholicity by reflecting on the beliefs and practices of the Church through its history.

Feb 12, Joshua Bloor rated it it was amazing. Pinnock pknnock a sincere desire to better understand the mysterious and oft-overlooked yet presumably not completely incomprehensible Holy Spirit. Did I enjoy the book? Clark Pinnock gives you the theory that helps to validate what you have already experienced. Likewise, he has a deep value for the unity of the church, and as such used and affirmed Pentecostal, Mainline, Evangelical, Catholic and Orthodox beliefs.


This Side of Sunday: Reflection on “Flame of Love” by Clark Pinnock

Quotes from Flame of Love: Here it is in its entirety, for those who may not have ever read the man, or who want a bit of a reminder of one of his theological contributions.

InterVarsity Press- Religion – pages. He prioritizes the history of the Spirit another Moltmannian flake over the history of Jesus and links the anointing of the Spirit on Jesus clsrk the anointing of the community of believers Church on Pentecost.

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Sounds like a bad romance novel, I know. Using weapons of the Spirit, we pull down strongholds and join the uprising against the claark disorder. Full review on my blog at http: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

This is a far more compelling and biblically cohesive understanding of redemption than those offered by the authors mentioned above. Pinnock draws on Eastern Orthodoxy to show some shortcomings in Western Christian theology. Andrew Hamilton rated it it was amazing Mar 27, You are commenting using your WordPress.

Come on, read it Why, well because sometimes you experience something, or you are aware of a practical aspect of life, but you do not have the theory to back up the practise.

Writing out of wide learning and deep personal passion, he shows us the way to restore the oft-neglected Spirit to centrality in