The Danger of Systematic Theology

I am Catholic and a strong supporter of using the scholastic wisdom of Aquinas in our own lives. I do not think systematic theology is bad and I think it can and has brought a large number of people closer to God. However there are serious issues that arise when approaching systematic theology without any humility. In seeking to know and understand God, we must be careful of assuming any complete understanding could ever be reached. Confidence does not belong in the realm of theology, especially the further we move from the Word of God. The sin of presumption, among … Continue reading “The Danger of Systematic Theology”