Luther's Theology of the Cross (Second Edition)
Alister McGrathThis book presents the most detailed examination in Englishto date of Luthers theological breakthrough, together with awealth of information concerning the theological developmentof the young Luther in its late-medieval context. Widelyregarded as one of the most important works on...
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Alister McGrathThis book presents the most detailed examination in Englishto date of Luthers theological breakthrough, together with awealth of information concerning the theological developmentof the young Luther in its late-medieval context. Widelyregarded as one of the most important works on Lutherpublished in recent years, Alister McGraths classic texthas proved invaluable to students and scholars of boththeologyandhistory.199pages,fromBlackwell.
"McGrath has made a major contribution to this problem of Luther studies by his learned, lucid and informative book." Journal of Theological Studies."It is refreshing to turn to Alister McGrath's study, Luther's Theology of the Cross, and to see how a work which is uncompromisingly theological in its focus can be rigorously historical throughout ... a work of impressive scholarship distinguished at the same time by a clarity of expression all too rare in books of this kind ... McGrath's magisterial study ... brings the most traditional of themes into fresh historical focus." Journal of Ecclesiastical History."A study of the first rank." Choice."Is a major study of Luther's theology, and ought to be consulted by everyone teaching the Reformation, and by Luther scholars in particular. An impressive achievement at the level of theological sophistication that has established McGrath as one of the pre-eminent Luther scolars. Its arguments are very tight and it displays a complete mastery of Luther scholarship." Journal of Religious History.
This book presents the most detailed examination in English to date of Luther's theological breakthrough, together with a wealth of information concerning the theological development of the young Luther in its late medieval context.
Scientist, and former atheist, turned internationally-regarded theologian and prolific author, Revd Professor Alister McGrath, (D.Phil (Oxon), earned D.D. (Oxon) has been appointed to the newly created Chair in Theology, Ministry and Education at King's College, London. Formerly he was Professor of Historical Theology, and Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford.
He is a world-renowned theologian, and is the author of numerous bestselling titles including The Christian Theology Reader; Theology; Christianity: An Introduction; A Brief History of Heaven, and Dawkins' God .
McGrath is an Evangelical on the cutting edge of the interface between Theology and Science, and Theology within post-modern culture as indicated by his most recent publications A Fine-Tuned Universe? Anthropic Phenomena and Natural Theology(2009),The Dawkins Delusion? Atheist Fundamentalism and the Denial of the Divine and The Open Secret: A New Vision for Natural Theology.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
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- Headwaters Of The Reformation At Wittenberg
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- Discovery Of The Righteousness Of God
- "crux Sola Est Nostra Theologia" - The Emergence Of The Theology Of The
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- The Origins And Signifiance Of The Theology Of The Cross.