The Trinity (Guides To Theology Series)
Guides to Theology is a series sponsored by the Christian Theological Research Fellowship that provides concise introductions to key themes and current issues in systematic theology. Written by leading experts, these volumes are truly designed for students and general readers,...
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Guides to Theology is a series sponsored by the Christian Theological Research Fellowship that provides concise introductions to key themes and current issues in systematic theology. Written by leading experts, these volumes are truly designed for students and general readers, serving as clear and accessible explanations of the basic doctrines of Christianity.
Appropriately the premier volume in the Guides to Theology series, The Trinity provides readers with a basic knowledge of the central and most distinctive doctrine of the Christian faith — the triune nature of God.
Concise, nontechnical, and up-to-date, the book offers a detailed historical and theological description of the doctrine of the Trinity, tracing its development from the first days of Christianity through the medieval and Reformation eras and into the modern age. Special attention is given to early church controversies and to the church fathers who helped carve out the doctrine of the triune God as well as to the twentieth-century renaissance of the doctrine. The second part of the book contains a comprehensive annotated bibliography of classical and contemporary works on the doctrine of the Trinity.
The first volume in the Guides to Theology series provides an accessible, historical treatment of the Trinity. It traces the doctrine of the Trinity as it emerges in early Christianity, through medieval and reformation eras and into the modern age.
Provides a clear, user-friendly guide to the doctrine of the Trinity.
Roger E. Olson (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor of theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is the author of The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition and Reform, The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity and Diversity, and the editor of The Westminster Handbook to Evangelical Theology He is also co-author of 20th-Century Theology: God and the World in a Transitional Age and Who Needs Theology? An Invitation to the Study of God (both with the late Stan Grenz.
His most recent publications are Questions to All Your Answers: The Journey from Folk Religion to Examined Faith(Zondervan, 2007), The Pocket History of Evangelical Theology (InterVarsity Press, 2007), How to Be Evangelical without Being Conservative (Zondervan, 2008), Finding God in the Shack: Seeking Truth in a Story of Evil and Redemption (InterVarsity Press, 2009) and Universal Salvation: the Most Appealing Heresy (InterVarsity Press)
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Christopher A. Hall (Ph.D., Drew University) is Chancellor and Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at Eastern University. His publications include Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers (InterVarsity Press, 1998); Learning Theology with the Church Fathers (InterVarsity Press, 2002); The Trinity (Eerdmans, 2002); Does God Have A Future (Baker, 2003), and is the editor of Ancient & Postmodern Christianity: Paleo-Orthodoxy in the 21st Century: Essays in Honor of Thomas C. Oden with Kenneth Tanner and the Ancient Christian Commentary Series (InterVarsity Press) to which he has contributed the award winning volume on Mark.
Most recently he has authored Worshiping with the Church Fathers (InterVarsity Press) and edited Homilies on Numbers (InterVarsity Press)
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