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Translated by Charles L. In his native Germany Thielicke rose to prominence as an opponent of Nazism.
Twice weekly people packed the church to hear his sermons, which in various collections have been widely published in German as well as in translation. In addition to his sermons Thielicke has left behind a number of theological works, including his massive Theological Ethics and Evangelical Theology.
His theological production and service to the church commends him as someone who is eminently qualified to offer counsel about taking up the theological vocation. Thielicke wisely counsels patience and humility as beginning students enter upon their theological studies.
Frequently the intellect understands theological truths before the student understands those truths experientially.
In other words, Thielicke’s little exercise for theologians is based on Luther’s theological method—prayer, disciplined study, spiritual affliction—and highly recommended to theologians, young and old. Nov 25, · Since it first appeared in English translation in , A Little Exercise for Young Theologians has achieved classic benjaminpohle.com thirteen concise reflections Helmut Thielicke offers wise counsel on the difficulties—and vital importance—of maintaining one's spiritual health in the course of academic theological study. Book Review: A Little Exercise for Young Theologians by Helmut Thielicke “A bon voyage greeting to a person venturing for the first season into theological studies” begins the book titled, A Little Exercise for Young Theologians by Helmut Thielicke (vii)/5.
At the heart of the exercise is the conviction that due to the nature of the sin that holds us captive, the theological vocation, like any other, is ever in danger of turning inward, becoming a means to elevate and justify the self. In that case it becomes deadly to its practitioners as well as to their neighbors.
Therefore only in prayer for the promised Holy Spirit does one dare take up this vocation. It is a vocation that subjects practitioners to the rigorous demands of its methods.Book Review: A Little Exercise for Young Theologians by Helmut Thielicke - a classic book for young pastors and theologians in training.
I just finished zipping through Helmut Thielicke’s (pronounced tea-LICK-eee) great little book entitled, A Little Exercise for Young Theologians.
I hadn’t even heard of this book until I read a quote from it in another book last week. Mar 08, · A Little Exercise for Young Theologians by Helmut Thielicke My rating: 3 of 5 stars ALEFYT (A Little Exercise For Young Theologians) left a bit to be desired. I had high hopes going into the book because of the praise it gets from many critics, and the fact that it’s a required reading for many.
CRITIQUE A Little Exercise for Young Theologians is a short, yet humbling and insightful look at the caricature of aspiring theologians/pastors. Author Helmut Thielicke, renowned University of Hamburg Theology professor, provides guidance and direction for the young theology student as to the pitfalls of their journey and the means for restoration and .
Book Review: A Little Exercise for Young Theologians by Helmut Thielicke “A bon voyage greeting to a person venturing for the first season into theological studies” begins the book titled, A Little Exercise for Young Theologians by Helmut Thielicke (vii)/5.
A Little Exercise for Young Theologians [Helmut Thielicke, Martin E. Marty] on benjaminpohle.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Since it first appeared in English translation in , A Little Exercise for Young Theologians has achieved classic status/5(54).