Theology: The Basics (3rd Edition)
Completely updated and expanded, this third edition from one of the world's leading theologians introduces students to key theological issues, contextualizing them within the bible and the works of seminal theologians. Introduces readers to key theological issues such as...
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Completely updated and expanded, this third edition from one of the world's leading theologians introduces students to key theological issues, contextualizing them within the bible and the works of seminal theologians.
Introduces readers to key theological issues such as God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, faith, creation, salvation, atonement, religious history, and heaven
Thoroughly updated, with the addition of a new chapter on the Holy Spirit
Now includes images and more pedagogical features to engage the reader
Each chapter offers an overview of an important theme, presents relevant biblical passages, and summarizes the contribution of a major theologian
Expands the range of theological positions discussed within the book, especially those of contemporary and feminist theologians
Maintains the user-friendly structure of the previous edition, with the Apostle's Creed as a framework
Concludes with suggestions on how readers can take their study further
Can be used alongside the new edition of Theology: The Basic Readings for a complete overview of the field
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.
- Preface. The Apostles' Creed. Getting Started. 1 Faith. 2 God. 3 Creation. 4 Jesus. 5 Salvation. 6 Spirit. 7 Trinity. 8 Church. 9 Sacraments. 10 Heaven. Moving On. Brief Glossary Of Theological Terms. Details Of Theologians Cited. Index.