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Readings in Historical Theology

Robert F Lay

Readings in Historical Theology

Robert F Lay

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Readings in Historical Theology provides direct interaction with sixty-six primary sources that have shaped the theological landscape of Christianity. Robert F. Lay has selected readings from the Old Testament up to the modern period, including: Ancient creeds, catechisms, and confessions Ancient apologetics, such as the writings of Justin Martyr and Augustine Writings on faith and learning by Origin, Thomas Aquinas, and others Church and church council documents Writings from the monastic tradition, including works by Jerome Reformation theses, catechisms, and confessions Writings of the protestant reformers, including Martin Luther and John Calvin Writings of the Great Awakening, including works by Jonathan Edwards, George Whitefield, and others Writings on Christian nurture and hermeneutics, including John Wesley and Horace Bushnell Along the way the author provides introductions to the readings, and guided questions in most readings, as well. The selections are arranged thematical

- Publisher With selections from the Old Testament up to the modern period, Readings in Historical Theology presents over sixty primary sources that have shaped the theological landscape of Christianity. Robert F. Lay has designed this sourcebook to encourage students' critical reading and thinking skills while fostering their appreciation for the classical Christian authors such as Augustine, Anselm, and Aquinas, He also gives platform to less familiar voices of the Christian tradition, such as those of the Alexandrian Catechetical School and the monastic movement.Selections are arranged thematically, and then chronologically within each theme. Introductory text places the various selections in context, and questions for guided reading stimulate thought and discussion. Students will have their faith strengthened and deepened as they experience firsthand voices from the past that have influenced such pivotal movements as the Protestant Reformation and the Great Awaking.The readings treat the following areas: o Ancient creeds, catechisms, and confessions o Ancient apologetics o Writings on faith and learning o Church and church council documents o Writings from the monastic tradition o Reformation theses, catechisms, and confessions o Writings of the Protestant reformers o Writings of the Great Awakening o Writings on hermeneuticsThis resource includes a CD containing more than 50 additional readings.Robert F. Lay is professor of Christian educational ministries and university archivist at Taylor University. He specializes in Christian educational theory, philosophy, and history and is a member of the North American Professors of Christian Education, the Evangelical Theological Society, the American Society of Church History, and the Indiana Association of Historians.Religion / Biblical Reference / GeneralA & P Logo

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Readings in Historical Theology provides direct interaction with sixty-six primary sources that have shaped the theological landscape of Christianity. Robert F. Lay has selected readings from the Old Testament up to the modern period, including: Ancient creeds, catechisms, and confessions Ancient apologetics, such as the writings of Justin Martyr and Augustine Writings on faith and learning by Origin, Thomas Aquinas, and others Church and church council documents Writings from the monastic tradition, including works by Jerome Reformation theses, catechisms, and confessions Writings of the protestant reformers, including Martin Luther and John Calvin Writings of the Great Awakening, including works by Jonathan Edwards, George Whitefield, and others Writings on Christian nurture and hermeneutics, including John Wesley and Horace Bushnell Along the way the author provides introductions to the readings, and guided questions in most readings, as well. The selections are arranged thematical
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With selections from the Old Testament up to the modern period, Readings in Historical Theology presents over sixty primary sources that have shaped the theological landscape of Christianity. Robert F. Lay has designed this sourcebook to encourage students' critical reading and thinking skills while fostering their appreciation for the classical Christian authors such as Augustine, Anselm, and Aquinas, He also gives platform to less familiar voices of the Christian tradition, such as those of the Alexandrian Catechetical School and the monastic movement.Selections are arranged thematically, and then chronologically within each theme. Introductory text places the various selections in context, and questions for guided reading stimulate thought and discussion. Students will have their faith strengthened and deepened as they experience firsthand voices from the past that have influenced such pivotal movements as the Protestant Reformation and the Great Awaking.The readings treat the following areas: o Ancient creeds, catechisms, and confessions o Ancient apologetics o Writings on faith and learning o Church and church council documents o Writings from the monastic tradition o Reformation theses, catechisms, and confessions o Writings of the Protestant reformers o Writings of the Great Awakening o Writings on hermeneuticsThis resource includes a CD containing more than 50 additional readings.Robert F. Lay is professor of Christian educational ministries and university archivist at Taylor University. He specializes in Christian educational theory, philosophy, and history and is a member of the North American Professors of Christian Education, the Evangelical Theological Society, the American Society of Church History, and the Indiana Association of Historians.Religion / Biblical Reference / GeneralA & P Logo
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Robert F Lay

Robert F. Lay (Ed.D., Taylor University) is professor of Christian educational ministries and university archivist at Taylor University. He specializes in Christian educational theory, philosophy, and history and is a member of the North American Professors of Christian Education, the Evangelical Theological Society, the American Society of Church History, and the Indiana Association of Historians. He is the author of Readings in Historical Theology: Primary Sources of the Christian Faith.

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  • Catalogue Code 284907
  • Product Code 9780825430671
  • ISBN 0825430674
  • EAN 9780825430671
  • Pages 368
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Kregel Academic
  • Publication Date Apr 2009
  • Dimensions 279 x 215 x 111 mm
  • Weight 0.505kg

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