Christian Theology: An Introduction Paperback – 2 Oct 1996
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"This book is an extraordinary achievement, a tour de force which will introduce thousands of students to theology as a discipline with a rich heritage, a clear sense of its own methods and norms, and an elusive yet articulate understanding of Christian language." Reviews in Religion and Theology
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Since its first publication, Christian Theology: An Introduction has established itself as the leading introductory textbook world–wide. Now, Alister McGrath provides a full new edition which maintains the strengths, structure and features of the first edition in its comprehensive but user–friendly style and coverage. At the same time, it has been revised and updated in light of feedback from students and lecturers internationally. In addition to general updating and expansion, changes include: The addition of significant new historical sections dealing with Byzantine theology, Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Charismatic and Pentecostal Christianity, and Third World Christianity. The addition of major new theological sections, including sections dealing with the development of the discipline of theology, twentieth–century ecclesiology, ninth– and twentieth century sacramental debates, and the interaction of Christian theology and the natural sciences. The chapters on Christianity and the World Religions and Last Things have been rewritten and expanded. Addition of a major new section detailing theological resources available on the Internet. all citations are now sourced, and linked to the readings provided in the accompanying Christian Theology Reader. The glossary has been expanded Based on many years; experience of teaching Christian theology, Alister McGrath has provided the finest textbook available in the field. This new edition strengthens its position, and will be welcomed by professors and their students alike.
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