David, Chris, and Travis have all collaborated to bring us non-Princeton students some excellent summaries of Kathryn Tanner’s recent lectures at Princeton Seminary, the theme being “Christ as Key”. Tanner interects with a variety of themes, largely connected to the Trinity, the Kingdom and social and political theory (with a forray into the atonement). A recurring element in her thought is her rigorous critique of social trinitarianism. All of this is dedicated to exploring how a distinctly Christological approach might fund the way we imagine crucal aspects of these doctrines.
I hope to post something in response to these lectures at some point. I think, based on what I’ve read of Tanner and the summaries of these lectures that she has some fairly significant conceptual problems in her thought, particularly in her trinitarianism. I hope to explore that further in a future post.
For now, congratulations and thanks to David, Christ, and Travis for bringing these thought provoking lectures to those of us spead through the theo-blogosphere!