9780470654842

The Christian Theology Reader

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470654842

  • ISBN10:

    0470654848

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/7/2011
  • Publisher: WILEY & SONS, INCORPORATED, JOHN

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Summary

This bestselling volume is now available in a fully updated and expanded fourth edition, bringing together 370 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, Celia Deane Drummond, John Milbank, Elizabeth A. Johnson, Delores Williams, and John Yoder May be used as a stand-along 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

Author Biography

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 5th edition (2011), Science and Religion, 2nd edition (2010), Theology: The Basics, 2nd 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
Getting Started: Preliminaries
Salvation in Christ
Human Nature, Sin, and Grace
The Church
The Sacraments
Christianity and World Religions
The Last Things
Details of Theologians
A Glossary of Theological Terms
Sources of Readings
For Further Study: Additional Collections of Readings
Index.
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