The Christian Theology Reader
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|Format:||Paperback, 644 pages, 4th Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 15 March 2011|
This bestselling volume is now available in a fully updated and expanded fourth edition, bringing together 378 readings, drawn from over 230 sources, and charting 2,000 years of Christian history. Each reading is accompanied by its own introduction, commentary and study questions, and illustrates a key doctrine, point of view, intellectual development, or theological landmark Includes several new readings on religion and science, an expanded coverage of feminist theological voices, extracts from radical Protestant perspectives, and more contemporary theology Features additional writers, including: Pope Benedict XVI, John Polkinghorne, John Milbank, Elizabeth A. Johnson, and John Yoder May be used as a stand-alone volume, or alongside Christian Theology: An Introduction, 5 th edition for a complete overview of the subject Accompanied by a fully revised and expanded website, available on publication, featuring useful instructor and student resources, including study questions and answers, quizzes, podcast lecturers from Alister McGrath, and multiple choice questions; visit www.wiley.com/go/mcgrath for more details
About the Author
Alister E. McGrath is Head of the Centre for Theology, Religion & Culture, and Professor of Theology, Ministry, and Education at King's College, London. A world-acclaimed theologian, he is the author of numerous books including Christian Theology: An Introduction 5 th edition (2011), Science and Religion, 2nd edition (2010), Theology: The Basics, 2 nd edition (2007), and Dawkins' God: Genes, Memes and the Meaning of Life (2004), all published by Wiley-Blackwell.
Table of Contents
Preface. Approaching the Readings. To the Student: How to Use this Work. To the Teacher: How to Use this Book. The Development of Christian Theology: An Historical Overview. Acknowledgments. Approaching the Readings. To the Student: How to Use this Work. To the Teacher: How to Use this Book. The Development of Christian Theology: An Historical Overview Acknowledgements. 1. Getting Started: Preliminaries. 5. Salvation in Christ. 6. Human Nature, Sin, and Grace. 7. The Church. 8. The Sacraments. 9. Christianity and World Religions. 10. The Last Things. Details of Theologians. A Glossary of Theological Terms. Sources of Readings. For Further Study: Additional Collections of Readings. Index.
|Publisher: ||Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)|
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 18.0 x 3.0 centimeters (1.15 kg)|