God’s Perfect Life
Perfection & Presence | Lecture 2 of 6
Webster second lecture is composed of three sections. First, Webster offers an initial orientation to God’s perfections, most notably, the notion of God’s aseity. Second, he moves to a description of God’s perfections in God’s own life, namely, in God’s Trinitarian life. Third and finally, Webster moves to a brief exposition of the divine perfections in God’s external relations, the sending of the Son and procession of the Spirit.
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John Webster (University of Aberdeen) is a notable contemporary British theologian of the Anglican Communion writing in the area of systematic, historical and moral theology. Born in Mansfield, England on 20 June 1955, he was educated at the independent co-educational Bradford Grammar School and at the University of Cambridge. Professor Webster is the author or editor of more than 20 acclaimed books, and a vast number of articles, essays, and papers on a very wide array of themes in modern theology, constructive Christian dogmatics, moral theology, and the nature and interpretation of Christian Scripture. His major publications include:Eberhard Jüngel: An Introduction to his Theology; Barth’s Ethics of Reconciliation; The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth; Theology after Liberalism: A Reader;Word and Church; Holiness; Holy Scripture: A Dogmatic Sketch. He is also founding editor of the International Journal of Systematic Theology, and an editorial board member of numerous other journals and a series editor for several monograph series.