Christian Theological Instinct


Thomas F. Torrance, "Christian Theological Instinct" (Princeton Theological Seminary Media Archive, 1983);, #1983-TFT-3


Torrance, Thomas F. "Christian Theological Instinct." 1983. Princeton Theological Seminary Media Archive,; #1983-TFT-3

Publication life cycle / General notes

Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary. Sermon Text: I Corinthians 2:9-16. This audio records the entire chapel service at Princeton Theological Seminary on February 7, 1983 (35:54 minutes total). Music and other aspects of the service comprise the first nine minutes. Seminary President James I. McCord introduces Torrance beginning about the 9:10 minute mark. Torrance begins to speak starting at about 11:05, to the end (<25 mins). The Stone Lecture Q&A mentions this lecture “Theological instinct,” as preached earlier on the same visit.

The content of this sermon is a shorter version of Thomas F. Torrance, "Theological Instinct" (Vancouver, BC, Canada: Regent College, 2002;; #2002-TFT-4.

Compare both audio lectures above with “The Reconciliation of Mind: A Theological Meditation upon the Teaching of St. Paul,” in Atonement: The Person and Work of Christ, ed. Robert T. Walker (Milton Keynes: Paternoster; Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic, 2009), 437-447; #2009-TFT-1n.

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