9781846942969

There Once Was a Serpent

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    9781846942969

  • ISBN10:

    1846942969

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-05-16
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Summary

This book gives a concise history of Christian theology based on a mysteriously discovered set of seventy-four limericks. Readers who already know the history of theology will read about it from an unfamiliar perspective ? and beginners will learn the basics in an accessible form. The limericks range from Gnostic theology through to the Reformation, and on to Karl Barth and Paul Tillich. If all of this seems unfamiliar, the accompanying text should help sort it all out.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Starting Out on One Foot or the Other: The Early Churchp. 5
Theology Goes to School: The Middle Agesp. 28
All Hell Breaks Loose: The Reformation and Counter-Reformationp. 54
Teetering on the Edge: The Modern Erap. 65
Notesp. 89
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