In this new book, renowned theologian Keith Ward offers an original and comprehensive survey of the great diversity of Christian thinking in the modern world.;He presents three differing interpretations for over 15 key Christian doctrines, including original sin, the Trinity...
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In this new book, renowned theologian Keith Ward offers an original and comprehensive survey of the great diversity of Christian thinking in the modern world.;He presents three differing interpretations for over 15 key Christian doctrines, including original sin, the Trinity and eternal life. The result is an introduction not only to Christian beliefs themselves, but also to the similarities and differences in perspective that characterise this global faith.;Blending information with theological arguments, this book, also features consideration of major topics such as the contribution made by Christianity to science, culture and ethics, and its role among the other world religions. It should challenge Christians, students and anyone interested in the contemporary spiritual landscape to think creatively about a tradition whose impact has been felt in the most remote areas of the planet.
This thorough guide to the Christian faith considers all the major tenets of the faith, such as the Virgin birth, sin, salvation and death from three different Christian points of view.
Presenting three differing interpretation for over fifteen key Christian doctrines, renowned theologian Ward introduces major topics such as eternal life and the Trinity. He also provides coverage of issues such as science, ethics, and Christian faith, and the relationship with the other major religious traditions.
Professor Keith Ward is a Professorial Research Fellow of the new Centre for Philosophy of Religion at Heythrop College. A well-known broadcaster and presenter, Professor Ward's work is internationally respected and he is today known as one of Britains foremost philosopher-theologians. Former Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford, Joint President of the World Congress of Faiths and a Fellow of the British Academy, he is the author of over 20 books, including God: A Guide for the Perplexed; Why There Almost Certainly Is a God and Is Religion Dangerous? Most recently his Sarum lectures were published as God and the Philosophers.
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- 1. Introduction 2. Creation 3. The Existence Of Evil 4. The Soul 5. Sin And 'the Fall' 6. Jesus, The Incarnation Of God 7. Atonement 8. Revelation And The World Religions 9. The Trinity 10. The Church 11. The Bible 12. The Teaching Of Jesus 13. Christianity And Ethics 14. Christianity And Culture 15. Prayer 16. Eternal Life Index