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“The question of revelation in Christian theology is finally no less than the question of theology’s own ultimate source and norm… ” This statement serves as an excellent beginning point for our discussion of the Christian doctrine of revelation and its relation to the practice of theology. As these few words suggest, there is an intrinsically interwoven nature to the two ideas, more specifically, the dependency of Christian theology on revelation and, likewise, the comprehension of that revelation through the act of theologizing. With this understanding in mind, it will be the purpose of this essay to explore the Christian doctrine of revelation, examining the way in which it acts as the basis for the Church’s affirmations and the believers claim to have knowledge of God . To achieve this, we will briefly survey the underpinnings of the conception of revelation, and the way in which that revelation is and has been understood as occurring, with special reference to the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Finally we will look to how these understandings relate to …