Published online by Cambridge University Press: 24 October 2008
The history of doctrine is an important field of study. So also is the study of doctrine itself. Like the two natures of Christ they ought neither to be confused nor separated. ‘The unassumed is the unhealed’ is a phrase justly famed in doctrinal history. It is a question worth asking whether it merits a position of similar importance in the study of doctrine itself.
1 Originally read as a paper to the Society for the Study of Theology meeting at Oxford in March 1968.