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Theological Foundations : Alternate Edition

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ISBN13:

9781599821344

ISBN10:
1599821346
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/1/2011
Publisher(s):
St Marys Pr

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 9/1/2011.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

Theological Foundations: Concepts and Methods for Understanding Christian Faith, Revised Edition is a thorough, concise, and comprehensive introductory theology text that has been revised with customer requests in mind. This prominent book on theology begins with a new introduction that centers the text on the Mystery of God. Its twelve body chapters unfold Christian theology by exploring its roots in the sacred scriptures; discussing the New Testament and other early Christian literature; and interweaving Christology and ecclesiology with the signs, symbols, and seven sacraments of the Church. Social justice issues figure prominently in the text, as does Catholicism's relationship with Judaism and Islam. Sub-disciplines of Catholic theology also address the Church's mission in the world, as well as moral issues. Ultimately, the text describes the changing contours of Christianity in the modern era, with an emphasis on Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and Fundamentalism. This Alternate Edition offers the full content of the ten core chapters of the parent text while providing a more concise version of the book--minus the research coverage--for instructors who prefer this approach.


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