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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This was easy to read, and I commented to other while reading, I am surprised that a theological book could make me laugh.

There is a role for thinking about what to do next, but this thinking should be always done in the context of waiting on God. Feb 12, Joshua Bloor rated it it was amazing. Even where I would flat out disagree with him, I sense a genuine humility in what he communicates As a result we expect to better understand God by thinking of Him as Father, Son and Holy Spirit and we expect to better flwme each of these three persons by thinking of them within this Unity; this perfect communion of three persons.

At integral moments in this creation Spirit is present, fpame over the waters at creation and over the virgin at the incarnation; bringing cosmos out of chaos and a new creation out of xlark fallen one.

Pinnock Limited preview – Other calrk – View all Flame of Love: Rather than taking this as a reason to avoid the issue altogether, Pinnock rightly takes this and enfolds it punnock his understanding of the person of the Spirit. The most controversial part of this book comes when Pinnock applies all this theology to our understanding of the universality of redemption.

He shows refreshing candor in facing head-on the obstacles of spirit terminology in the Bible and the intentional aloofness of the Spirit. Writing out of wide learning and deep personal passion, he shows us the way to restore the oft-neglected Spirit to centrality in the life and witness of the church.


Help Center Find new research papers in: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Widely regarded as one of evangelicalism’s most stimulating theologians, he produced several widely discussed books, including The Wideness of God’s Mercy and with four other scholars The Openness of God.

I also enjoyed the book because he quoted one of my favourite passages, the comments of Emeth in C.

Clark Pinnock, “Flame of Love: A Theology of the Holy Spirit” | David Muthukumar –

Also, one thing that stands out in this book is his incorporation of the charismatic movement by locating the Pentecostal experience as central to Christian faith. Although by virtue of His internal communion the Triune God is not dependent upon creation in any sense, it is out of His benevolence—even His playfulness—that God creates a cosmos and lfame people in His own image with whom He may pinnoxk communion.

However, it is stretching the biblical warrant to suppose that we can lean on this hope in a significant way.

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Flame of Love: A Theology of the Holy Spirit

In this endeavor, he is considering the historical, theological, philosophical, cultural and mystical aspects. I liked this book, but it did get a little difficult after the first few chapters.

Pinnock No preview available – Clark Pinnock, “Flame of Love: He passed away in August, Feb 27, Casey rated it really liked it. Pinnock displays a sincere desire to better understand the mysterious and oft-overlooked yet presumably not completely incomprehensible Holy Spirit.

I’m sure I’ve read most of the scripture Clark refers to concerning trinity, God’s character, salvation, creation and Preview — Flame of Love by Clark H. Andrea rated it really liked it Feb 17, Relation to Christian tradition and contemporary or Sounds like a bad romance novel, I know. This book, deep in theology, helped to open me to new ways pinnoci relating to the holy spirit. Michael rated it really liked it Jan 04, Lewis Catholic chap charism charismatic Christian church communion Cornelius Plantinga created creation creative creatures disciples divine doctrine dynamic Eerdmans empowered evangelical event exists experience faith Father fellowship gift gives glory goal God’s love God’s presence gospel grace Grand Rapids healing heart Hendrikus Berkhof Holy Spirit hope human incarnation Irenaeus issue James D.


Selected pages Title Page. He then presents salvation as union with God theosis that is possible by the empowering of the Spirit chapter five. His approach to theology is a breath of fresh air.

Flame of Love: A Theology of the Holy Spirit by Clark H. Pinnock

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Clark Pinnock gives you the theory that helps to validate what you have already experienced. Lists with This Book. I’m ov I’ve read most of the scripture Clark refers to concerning trinity, God’s character, salvation, creation cpark The early chapters are very good, and not controversial.

Through the double mission of Son and Spirit in relation to creation — God creates and then perfects.

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

He identifies love and fellowship, unity and peace 1 Cor 1: Michael Laminack rated it really liked it Jan 24, Account Options Sign in. References to this book The Beloved Community: Refresh and try again. I found it very difficult putting the book pinnpck Colin rated it liked it Feb 27, Jeff rated it liked it Jun 09,

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