Theology: The Basics (4th Edition)
: This fourth edition of the international bestseller is the ideal introduction for those who are new to Christian theology. In this revised and expanded edition, the author introduces readers to the central ideas and beliefs, the key debates and...
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This fourth edition of the international bestseller is the ideal introduction for those who are new to Christian theology. In this revised and expanded edition, the author introduces readers to the central ideas and beliefs, the key debates and the leading thinkers of Christianity. Throughout, the aim is to bring clarity and brevity to the central ideas of theology, both traditional and contemporary.
The text comprehensively covers the individual doctrines that form the Christian belief system, weaving together these doctrines, their history, and the intellectual nuance behind them into an inter-connected web. All major Christian denominations are explored, as are their differences and shared customs and beliefs. This rich tapestry results in a clear view of Christianity, providing a coherent vision of the religion in its main forms.
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</p> <p>the Development Of Christian Theology: A Short Historical Overview</p> <p>the Apostles&rsquo; Creed</p> <p>getting Started</p> <p>1&emsp;faith</p> <p>2&emsp;god</p> <p>3&emsp;creation</p> <p>4&emsp;jesus</p> <p>5&emsp;salvation</p> <p>6&emsp;spirit</p> <p>7&emsp;trinity</p> <p>8&emsp;church</p> <p>9&emsp;sacraments</p> <p>10&emsp;heaven</p> <p>moving On</p> <p>audio And Video Resources For This Textbook</p> <p>brief Glossary Of Theological Terms</p> <p>details Of Theologians Cited</p> <p>sources Of Citations</p> <p>index</p>