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Christianity: The Basics

Bruce D Chilton

Christianity: The Basics

Bruce D Chilton

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Christianity: The Basics is a compelling introduction to both the central pillars of the Christian faith and the rich and varied history of this most global of global religions. This book traces the development of Christianity through an exploration of some of the key beliefs, practices and emotions which have been recurrent symbols through the centuries:

  • Christ, the kingdom of heaven and sin
  • Baptism, Eucharist and prayer
  • Joy, divine union and self denial

Encompassing the major epochs of Christian history and examining the unity and divisions created by these symbols, Christianity: The Basics is both a concise and comprehensive introduction to the Christian tradition.



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About "Christianity: The Basics"

Christianity: The Basics is a compelling introduction to both the central pillars of the Christian faith and the rich and varied history of this most global of global religions. This book traces the development of Christianity through an exploration of some of the key beliefs, practices and emotions which have been recurrent symbols through the centuries:

  • Christ, the kingdom of heaven and sin
  • Baptism, Eucharist and prayer
  • Joy, divine union and self denial

Encompassing the major epochs of Christian history and examining the unity and divisions created by these symbols, Christianity: The Basics is both a concise and comprehensive introduction to the Christian tradition.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

Bruce D Chilton

Bruce Chilton (Ph.D., Cambridge University) is Bernard Iddings Bell Professor of Religion; Chaplain of the College; Executive Director of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College. His books include Rabbi Jesus: An Intimate Biography, God in Strength, Rabbi Paul: An Intellectual Biography, Judaic Approaches to the Gospels, Revelation, Trading Places, Jesus' Prayer and Jesus' Eucharist, Forging a Common Future, and Jesus' Baptism and Jesus' Healing. Editor in chief, Bulletin for Biblical Research; founding editor, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Studying the Historical Jesus series (E.J. Brill and Eerdmans). Fellowships and awards: with Jacob Neusner, Choice magazine award, best academic book (1998); Evangelical Scholars Fellowship, A. Whitney Griswold Center (Yale University).

Table Of Contents

  • 1. Christian Origins 2. Classic Institutions 3. Medieval Synthesis 4. The Reformation And Counter-reformation 5. Modernity And The Present.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 431868
  • Product Code 9780415538091
  • ISBN 0415538092
  • EAN 9780415538091
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Basics
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date Jul 2014
  • Sales Rank #46966
  • Dimensions 196 x 133 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.244kg

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