Tradition and Creativity in Theology

Dulles, Avery
November 1992
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov1992, Issue 27, p20
Discusses tradition and creativity in theology. Relation of tradition and creativity; History of the concept of tradition in theology; Problem of the relationship between Scripture and tradition.


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