The Influence of Macmurray on Scottish Theology

Footnote

David A. S. Fergusson, "The Influence of Macmurray on Scottish Theology," Journal of Scottish Thought 1, no. 1 (2007): 141-147

Bibliography

Fergusson, David A. S. "The Influence of Macmurray on Scottish Theology." Journal of Scottish Thought 1, no. 1 (2007): 141-147

Publication life cycle / General notes

Contained in an issue devoted to "Robert Morrison MacIver and John Macmurray." Published by the Centre for Scottish Thought, University of Aberdeen. Editors: John Brewer, Cairns Craig.

Abstract

"Several constant themes in the writings of John Macmurray resonate with the preoccupations of Scottish theologians in the twentieth century. These might be listed under four headings all of which merit attention and provide ways of exploring his influence upon a generation of theologians in his native land. Nevertheless, I shall argue that despite the resonances between Macmurray’s thought and that of mid-twentieth century Scottish theologians there is a surprising lack of direct influence which requires some explanation. In turn, this may shed light on the overall significance of Macmurray’s work...."

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