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The practice of theology : a reader

Author: Colin E Gunton; Stephen R Holmes; Murray Rae
Publisher: London : SCM Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text aims to expose students to the history of Christian thought, which is a central part of the discipline of theology. The rationale behind it is that students should not complete an introductory course without having been exposed to a wide variety of competing approaches and having gained some broad knowledge of the tradition, rather than studying methodological concerns only. The extracts are accompanied by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin E Gunton; Stephen R Holmes; Murray Rae
ISBN: 0334028167 9780334028161
OCLC Number: 59494986
Description: xviii, 484 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Sources for theology --
Scripture as the source of Christian theology --
The authority of Christian tradition --
Creeds and confessions --
The place of reason in theology --
Reflecting on experience of God --
pt. 2: The nature of theological claims --
Can we know anything about God anyway? --
How do we know what we know? --
The nature of religious language --
Neutral and committed knowledge --
pt. 3: Doing theology today --
Modernity and postmodernity --
The rise of local theologies --
Christian theology in a multi-faith world --
pt. 4: Doing theology in the university today / Colin Gunton.
Responsibility: edited by Colin E. Gunton, Stephen R. Holmes and Murray A. Rae.

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This accessible reader is focused on a standard theme for introductory level university courses in systematic theology. The texts are selected from a variety of positions from across the country, and  Read more...

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