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Christian theology : an introduction

Author: Alister E McGrath
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1994.
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This guide aims to introduce the student to the problems, tasks, traditions and personalities of Christian theology. It provides an exposition of the historical development of Christianity, from the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Introductions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alister E McGrath
ISBN: 0631160787 9780631160786 0631160795 9780631160793
OCLC Number: 27768602
Description: xviii, 510 p. : maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Landmarks: the patristic period, c.100-c.451; the medieval and Renaissance periods, c.1000-1500; the Reformation and post-Reformation periods, 1500-1700; the modern period, 1700-the present day. Part 2 Sources and methods: getting started - preliminaries; the sources of theology. Part 3 Christian theology: the doctrine of God; the doctrine of the Trinity; the doctrine of the person of Christ; faith and history - a new christological agenda; the Christian doctrine of salvation; the doctrines of human nature, sin and grace; the doctrine of the Church; the doctrine of the Sacraments; Christianity and the world religions; last things - the Christian hope.
Responsibility: Alister E. McGrath.

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I. Landmarks: Periods, themes, and personalities of Christian theology -- The Patristic period, c. 100-451 -- The Middle Ages and the Renaissance, c. 1050 - 1500 -- The Reformation and Post-Reformation periods, c. 1599-1750 -- The modern period, c. 1759 - the present --II. Sources and methods -- Getting started: preliminaries -- The sources of theology -- Knowledge of God: natural and revealed -- Philosophy and theology: Introducing a dialogue --III. Christian theology -- The doctrine of God -- The doctrine of the Trinity -- The doctrine of the person of Christ -- Faith and history: A new Christological agenda -- The doctrines of human nature, sin, and grace -- The doctrine of the church -- The doctrine of the sacraments -- Christianity and the world religions -- Last things: The Christian hope.

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