On complicating the relationship between objects and methods of reflection
1. Ludwig Wittgenstein
318. […] there is no sharp boundary between methodological propositions and propositions within a method.
from On Certainty
2. John Webster
Determining the possibility, nature, and responsibilities of theology requires appeal to material theological doctrine. Indeed, prolegomena to systematic theology is an extension and application of the content of Christian dogmatics (Trinity, creation, fall, reconciliation, regeneration and the rest), not a ‘pre-dogmatic’ inquiry into its possibility. “Dogmatics does not wait for an introduction” [Hoeksema].
from The Domain of the Word (Bloomsbury, 2014), 133.