ct: theology of the cross as contextual theology

The theology of the cross as faith’s continuous commentary on the incarnating of God’s suffering love for the world can only prove itself such by extending itself further and further into the actual. … By definition, the theology of the cross is an applied theology. How in this world of the here and now are we to perceive the presence of the crucified one, and how shall we translate that presence into words, and deeds – or sighs too deep for either? That is the question … (Douglas John Hall, The Cross in Our Context, p.42)

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