Christian Theological Tradition

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2008-12-08
  • Publisher: Routledge
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This volume of collected works is written by St. Thomasrs" entire religion department. It focuses upon developing studentsrs" critical thinking and writing skills. It addresses five major systematic theology themes in chronological order. These updated themes include revelation, God, creation, Jesus, and church. The text is written for an increasingly diverse student body. Features include a new introduction detailing the religious studies discipline. New chapters include Islam Past and Present (12), Christianity in the United States (23), and the Second Vatican Council in Context (24). The rest of the book contains updated chapter content and bibliographies. An ideal introductory level book for a diverse student body learning about Christianityrs"s impact upon world events.

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Old Testamentp. 19
The Primeval Storyp. 29
God's Covenant with Israelp. 42
Judges, Prophets, Kingsp. 60
Second Temple Judaismp. 74
The New Testamentp. 91
Jesus and the Gospelsp. 97
Apostolic Missionsp. 118
The History of Christianityp. 135
Christianity After the Apostlesp. 141
The Age of the Imperial Churchp. 161
Augustine of Hippop. 181
Eastern Christianityp. 194
Islam Past and Presentp. 211
Christianity in the Early Medieval Periodp. 235
Christianity in the High Middle Agesp. 252
Thomas Aquinasp. 273
Christianity in the Late Medieval Periodp. 288
The Modern Periodp. 303
The Renaissancep. 307
Martin Lutherp. 316
Other Protestant Reformersp. 332
The Catholic Reformationp. 351
Global Expansion and the Colonial Churchesp. 363
Modern Challenges to Christianityp. 378
Christianity in Americap. 399
The Second Vatican Council in Contextp. 422
Christianity and the Contemporary Situationp. 441
Christianity and Interreligious Dialoguep. 471
Glossaryp. 484
Copyright Acknowledgmentsp. 507
Indexp. 511
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