Incarnation (Christ being with us in creation) Anglicanism from 1750) Response to the Enlightenment Crucifixion (Puritanism, Pietism and European evangelicalism from Reformation onwards. Also Roman Catholicism in different periods.)Response to Medieval Platonism Resurrection (From 1890-1920: PT. Forsyth and Charles Finney etc.) Response to Modernism
Ascension Theology: Response to Post modernism Challenges: How do know definitely anything is ‘true’? What is the teaching of New Testament? Which example of Jesus? Biblical Response: All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely... (promise delivered through in Ascension)
Worship is not something we ‘do’ (Ego). The Ascended Christ worships the Father. We are invited to be caught up in the Sons communication with the Father (Perichoresis) The ascension, through worship, is preparing us to enter God’s inner life.