The History of Christian Thought
A society with no grasp of its history is like a person without a memory. This is particularly true of the history of ideas. This book is an ideal introduction to the thinkers who have shaped Christian history and the...
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A society with no grasp of its history is like a person without a memory. This is particularly true of the history of ideas. This book is an ideal introduction to the thinkers who have shaped Christian history and the culture of much of the world. Writing in a lively, accessible style, Jonathan Hill takes us on an enlightening journey from the first to the twenty first centuries. He shows us the key Christian thinkers through the ages - ranging from Irenaeus, Origen, Augustine and Aquinas through to Luther, Wesley, Kierkegaard and Barth - placing them in their historical context and assessing their contribution to the development of Christianity.
Jonathan Hill (Ph.D., National University of Singapore) previously worked as a subtitler for Sky News, Sky Sports and Channel Five, a Researcher for Prospect Pictures and Production Assistant for NHK Europe, where he was involved in the conception, writing and research of new television programmes and documentaries. Jonathan is also a freelance copy editor and proof reader, and especially enjoys working on Terry Pratchett novels. Jonathan is willing to talk about anything, but expresses a particular fondness for the Blues...
He is the author of The History of Christian Thought; Faith in the Age of Reason; What Has Christianity Ever Done for Us?; The Crucible of Christianity and The Big Questions
Koorong -Editorial Review.
- A Society With No Grasp Of Its History Is Like A Person Without A Memory. This Is Particularly True Of The History Of Ideas. This Book Is An Ideal Introduction To The Thinkers Who Have Shaped Christian History And The Culture Of Much Of The World. Writing In A Lively, Accessible Style, Jonathan Hill Takes Us On An Enlightening Journey From The First To The Twenty First Centuries. He Shows Us The Key Christian Thinkers Through The Ages - Ranging From Irenaeus, Origen, Augustine And Aquinas Through To Luther, Wesley, Kierkegaard And Barth - Placing Them In Their Historical Context And Assessing Their Contribution To The Development Of Christianity.