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The theology of Huldrych Zwingli

Author: W P Stephens
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
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This is the first comprehensive study of Zwingli's theology in English and the first extended presentation of the theology of this Swiss Reformer (1484-1531) since Pollet's work in 1950. Making use of the main secondary studies in German, French, and English, and drawing from the whole range of Zwingli's writings, the book covers the central themes of his theology--unfolding them historically as well as  Read more...
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Stephens, W. P. (W. Peter)
Theology of Huldrych Zwingli.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)570050235
Named Person: Ulrich Zwingli; Ulrich Zwingli; Ulrich Zwingli; Ulrich Zwingli
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W P Stephens
ISBN: 0198266774 9780198266778 0198266979 9780198266976
OCLC Number: 12237756
Description: xi, 348 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The context of Zwingli's theology. Scholasticism ; Patriotism ; Humanism and Erasmus ; The fathers ; Becoming a Reformer ; The inauguration of the Reformation ; A more radical Reformation ; Consolidation, expansion, and protection ; Zwingli and Luther --
The Bible. Scripture --
councils and popes, fathers and doctors ; The inspiration, canon, and authority of Scripture ; The use and interpretation of Scripture --
God. The knowledge of God ; The providence of God ; Predestination --
Christ. The person of Christ ; The work of Christ ; The place of Christ --
The Holy Spirit. The Spirit and Christ ; The Spirit and Scripture ; The Spirit and the Word --
Man. The image of God ; Flesh and spirit ; Sin --
Salvation. The gospel and the new life ; Righteousness and faith ; The law and the new life --
The Word --
The sacraments --
Baptism. Early statements on baptism ; The first defence of infant baptism ; The development of the controversy ; A major defence ; Baptism and the covenant ; The later writings --
The Eucharist. The early writings ; The development of the symbolic view ; The controversy with Luther ; The later writings --
The church and the ministry. Christ and the church ; Controversy with the Anabaptists ; Later writings ; Discipline ; The ministry --
The state. The gospel is social ; The role of the council ; The task of government and the Christian's response.
Responsibility: W.P. Stephens.
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