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Christian literature : an anthology

Author: Alister E McGrath
Publisher: Oxford Blackwell Publishers 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This anthology of Christian literature gathers together writings drawn from 2000 years of Christian history. Assuming no prior knowledge of Christian theology or history, it offers students in one  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alister E McGrath
ISBN: 0631216057 9780631216056 0631216065 9780631216063
OCLC Number: 247524951
Description: xx, 796 Seiten 26 cm
Contents: Preface.How to Use This Work. The Structure of the Work. Part I: The Patristic Period c.100-600: Introduction. Clement of Rome. The Martyrdom of Polycarp. Irenaeus of Lyons (c.130-c.200). Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullian (c.160-c.225). Eusebius of Caesarea (c.260-340). Athanasius of Alexandria (c.296-373). Ephramium the Syrian (303-73). Cyril of Jerusalem (c. 315-87). Gregory of Nyssa (c.330-c.395). The Peregrinnation of Egeria (c.384). Augustine of Hippo (354-430). Part II: English and Irish Sources c.600-1050: Introduction. Caedmon's Hymn (c.670). Bede (c.673-735). The Deer's Cry (c.700). The Dream of the Rood. The Junius Code. The Exeter Book Riddles. The Blicking Homilist. Aelfric. Wulfstan. Part III: The Middle Ages, 1050-1500: Introduction. Anselm of Canterbury. Peter Abelard. Ancrene Wisse: Guide for an Anchoress. Thomas Aquinas. Hugh of Balma. Dante Aligheri. The Cloud of Unknowing. William Langland. Geoffrey Chaucer. Julian of Norwich. The York Mystery Plays. Thomas a Kempis. William Dunbar. Part IV: Renaissance and Reformation, 1500-1700: Introduction. Erasmus of Rotterdam. Martin Luther. Ignacious Loyola. John Calvin. John Foxe. Edmund Spenser. The King James Version of the Bible. Sir Walter Raleigh. Lancelot Andrewes. John Donne. George Herbert. Sir Thomas Browne. John Milton. Henry Vaughan. Andrew Marvell. Blaise Pascal. John Bunyan. The Book of Common Prayer. Part V: The Modern Period 1700-2000: Introduction. Joseph Addison. Daniel Defoe. Joseph Butler. Jonathan Edwards. John Wesley. C Wesley. John Newton. William Paley. William Wordsworth. Samuel Taylor Coleridge. John Keble. Ralph Waldo Emerson. Anthony Trollope. Benjamin Jowett. George Eliot. Fyodor Mikhailivich Dostoevsky. Matthew Arnold. Thomas Hardy. Gerald Manley Hopkins. Gilbert Keith Chesterton. T. S. Eliot. Dorothy L. Sayers. C. S. Lewis. Graham Greene. Martin Luther King. David Lodge. Garrison Keillor. A Glossary of Terms. Sources of Extracts. For Further Reading. Acknowledgments. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Alister E. McGrath


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