werner g. jeanrond 640 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2003 Biblical Interpretation 11, 3/4 Also available online—www.brill.nl BIBLICAL CHALLENGES TO A THEOLOGY OF LOVE WERNER G. JEANROND University of Lund It has been a while since systematic theologians attended to the task of developing a more comprehensive approach to love. The last major discussion on love in Christian theology took place around the middle of last century. 1 In the meantime, occasional essays and articles, mostly in theological dictionaries and hand- books, have restated the tradition and its developments, but rarely attempted a larger contemporary discussion of the different di- mensions of and possible changes in the theology of love. Of course, the ethical implications of Christian love have often been examined and developed. 2 More recently, love has also received new attention in philosophical theology and in phenomenology. 3 A number of important exegetical studies have added to the un- derstanding of love in its diverse biblical texts and contexts. How- ever, no larger conversation between biblical scholars and theologians on love has emerged as of late. All Christian thinkers agree that love is the central theme of Christian religion. Love refers both to the nature of
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