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Exploring Christian theology

Author: Ronnie Littlejohn
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents for the first time in textbook form a collection of the finest writings of noteworthy theologians of the key doctrinal themes in Christianity.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronnie Littlejohn
ISBN: 0819144592 9780819144591 0819144606 9780819144607
OCLC Number: 11371315
Description: xi, 530 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. Theological Method: Introduction --
Excursus On Theological Judgment / Rodney Littlejohn --
The Present Situation Within Which Theology is Done / Langdon Gilkey --
Scriptural Foundations for Theology / C.W. Christian --
Empirical Foundations for Theology / Jerry H. Gill --
Presuppositional Theological Method / Cornelius Van Til --
Revisionist Theological Method / David Tracy --
Retrospective. Part 2. The Doctrine of God: Introduction --
On Proving God's Existence / John Hick --
Our Knowledge of God / Karl Barth --
Constructing the Concept of God / Gordon D. Kaufman --
On God's Attributes / Eugene H. Peters --
Retrospective. Part 3. Creationand Providence: Introduction --
The Doctrine of Creation / Carl F.H. Henry --
Evolution and the Doctrine of Creation / Langdon Gilkey --
Providence, Miracles, and the Laws of Nature / C.S. Lewis --
Ground Rules for Forming a Theodicy / J.L. Mackie --
The Vale of Soul Making Theodicy / John Hick --
Retrospective. Part 4. Human Being and Sin: Introduction --
The Phenomenon of Man / Pierre Teilhard de Chardin --
The Meaning of the Image of God / G.C. Berkhouwer --
Man as Sinner / Reinhold Niebuhr --
The Principalities and Powers of Evil / Rosemary Ruether --
Retrospective. Part 5. Christ and Salvation: Introduction --
Christology at the Crossroads / Donald M. Baillie --
Some Proposals for a Modern Christianity / Peter N. Hamilton --
The Problem of the Virginal Conception of Jesus / Raymond C. Brown --
Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead? / Wolfhart Pannenberg --
The Atonement / Gordon D. Kaufman --
Retrospective. Part 6. The Church and Christian Life: Introduction --
The Church: Traditional Views Reexamined / Colin W. Williams --
Worship and the Christian Life / William H. Willimon --
On Deciding What is Christian / Hans Küng --
Being a Christian: The Inner Struggle / Thomas Merton --
Retrospective. Part 7. The Kingdom of God and the Life Everlasting: Introduction --
Modernity and Eschatology / John A.T. Robinson --
The Christian Hope / Hans Schwarz --
Eschatology and Verification / John Hick --
Retrospective.
Responsibility: edited by Ronnie Littlejohn.

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His selections are useful for the theologian, both for seminal ideas and summary overviews. Religious Studies Review ...will be useful in many institutions...it will also prove an interesting and Read more...

 
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