The Christian Theology Reader (5th Edition)
: Regarded as the leading text in Christian theology for the last 25 years, Alister E. McGrath's The??Christian Theology Reader is now available in a new 5th edition featuring completely revised and updated content. Brings together more than...
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Regarded as the leading text in Christian theology for the last 25 years, Alister E. McGrath's The??Christian Theology Reader is now available in a new 5th edition featuring completely revised and updated content.
Brings together more than 350 readings from over 200 sources that chart 2,000 years of Christian history Situates each reading within the appropriate historical and theological context with its own introduction, commentary, and study questions Includes new readings on world Christianity and feminist, liberation, and postcolonial theologies, as well as more selections by female theologians and theologians from the developing world Contains additional pedagogical features, such as new discussion questions and case studies, and a robust website with new videos by the author to aid student learning Designed to function as a stand-alone volume, or as a companion to Christian Theology: An Introduction, 6th edition, for a complete overview of the subject
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.
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- :<p>preface Xv</p> <p>approaching The Readings Xvii</p> <p>to The Student: How To Use This Book Xix</p> <p>to The Teacher: How To Use This Book Xxi</p> <p>video Resources For This Textbook Xxiii</p> <p>the Development Of Christian Theology: An Historical Overview Xxv</p> <p>acknowledgments Xxxi</p> <p><b>1 Getting Started: Preliminaries 1</b></p> <p>introduction 2</p> <p>1.1 Justin Martyr On Philosophy And Theology 5</p> <p>1.2 Clement Of Alexandria On Philosophy And Theology 6</p> <p>1.3 Tertullian On The Relationship Between Philosophy And Heresy 7</p> <p>1.4 Augustine Of Hippo On Philosophy And Theology 9</p> <p>1.5 The Nicene Creed 10</p> <p>1.6 The Apostles&' Creed 12</p> <p>1.7 Anselm Of Canterbury&'s Proof For The Existence Of God 13</p> <p>1.8 Gaunilo&'s Reply To Anselm&'s Argument 14</p> <p>1.9 Thomas Aquinas On Proofs For The Existence Of God 16</p> <p>1.10 Thomas Aquinas On The Principle Of Analogy 19</p> <p>1.11 William Of Ockham On Proofs For The Existence Of God 21</p> <p>1.12 Martin Luther On The Theology Of The Cross 23</p> <p>1.13 John Calvin On The Nature Of Faith 24</p> <p>1.14 The Heidelberg Catechism On Images Of God 26</p> <p>1.15 John Locke On The Formation Of The Concept Of God 27</p> <p>1.16 Ren?? Descartes On The Existence Of God 28</p> <p>1.17 Blaise Pascal On Proofs For The Existence Of God 29</p> <p>1.18 Blaise Pascal On The Hiddenness Of God 31</p> <p>1.19 Immanuel Kant On Anselm&'s Ontological Argument 32</p> <p>1.20 S??ren Kierkegaard On The Subjectivity Of Truth 33</p> <p>1.21 The First Vatican Council On Faith And Reason 34</p> <p>1.22 John Henry Newman On The Grounds Of Fai