Revealed theology


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theology which is to be learned only from revelation.

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The oft-rehearsed, seldom-contested story of Aquinas's account of sacra doctrina has him holding that revealed theology counts as a demonstrative science, along Aristotelian lines, because it is subaltern to God's self-knowledge.
He therefore tends not to reflect extensively on revealed theology in the way that, say, the American natural-law theorist Jean Porter does.
By the traditional doctrine of the analogy of being, Night Thoughts relates revelation to reason: negative (transcendental) revealed theology paradoxically balances the positive (incarnational) revealed and natural theology of the idea of progress in patristic and scholastic tradition.
Therefore, natural theology is understood in contrast to revealed theology.
Aquinas develops his rationally grounded metaphysics as a servant of his revealed theology.
However, a debate regarding analogia fidei and analogia entis, or revealed theology and natural theology, has remained complicated in Barth's theological framework, calling for precision, clarification, and conceptual clarity.
He did not adhere to a revealed theology based on church or Bible.
Here Augustine certainly stands out from the tradition, which almost always regards the trinitarian aspect of God as the exclusive province of revealed theology.
The end of the paper also considers some resources provided by Aquinas's interpretation of revealed theology.
However, whether Ward outlines a truly metaphysical position (in the Thomist sense of metaphysics as the philosophical science of "being qua being") is highly questionable as he--in common with other Radical Orthodox thinkers--largely conflates metaphysics with revealed theology.
35) Like Lonergan, who began with the problematic of the dichotomy between natural and speculative theology, Pannenberg delves into the truth question as it relates to divine realities, rejecting outright the distinction between natural and revealed theology, a distinction that seems to suggest that the grounding of theology on divine revelation is a determination foreign to its nature.
This is correct, but Long and York unfortunately fail to distinguish consistently natural theology (what we can know about God by reasoning from common experience), from revealed theology (by which we accept through faith God's revelation of who he is).