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The Puzzle of Christianity

Peter Vardy

The Puzzle of Christianity

Peter Vardy

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An excellent overview of Christianity, suitable for students (and teachers!) embarking on the new GCSE and âe~Aâe(tm)-Level Religious Studies specifications.

Written in the same clear and engaging style as the bestselling Puzzle of Ethics and Puzzle of God, this book covers key content common to all the new specifications âe" including:

âe¢ Jesus: His incarnation, life, ethical teaching, crucifixion and resurrection, saving importance for Christians and relationship with God;

âe¢ The development of Christianity through from the Early Church to contemporary Global Christianity;

âe¢ The similarities and differences between different types of Christianity in terms of beliefs, teachings and practices;

âe¢ The use and authority of the Bible and other sources of authority within the Churches as well as how the Bible shapes Christian Ethics;

âe¢ Christian responses to science, feminism, secularism, philosophy and the new atheism as well as crises in social justice.

Most importantly, Vardy places these themes in context and helps students to understand and appreciate Christianity, the largest religious tradition in the UK and worldwide. Through this latest book in Vardyâe(tm)s bestselling series, students will enjoy their studies and see the relevance of taking the subject further.



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About "The Puzzle of Christianity"

An excellent overview of Christianity, suitable for students (and teachers!) embarking on the new GCSE and âe~Aâe(tm)-Level Religious Studies specifications.

Written in the same clear and engaging style as the bestselling Puzzle of Ethics and Puzzle of God, this book covers key content common to all the new specifications âe" including:

âe¢ Jesus: His incarnation, life, ethical teaching, crucifixion and resurrection, saving importance for Christians and relationship with God;

âe¢ The development of Christianity through from the Early Church to contemporary Global Christianity;

âe¢ The similarities and differences between different types of Christianity in terms of beliefs, teachings and practices;

âe¢ The use and authority of the Bible and other sources of authority within the Churches as well as how the Bible shapes Christian Ethics;

âe¢ Christian responses to science, feminism, secularism, philosophy and the new atheism as well as crises in social justice.

Most importantly, Vardy places these themes in context and helps students to understand and appreciate Christianity, the largest religious tradition in the UK and worldwide. Through this latest book in Vardyâe(tm)s bestselling series, students will enjoy their studies and see the relevance of taking the subject further.


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Meet the Author

Peter Vardy

Peter Vardy (Ph.D., Kings College, London) is Vice Principal of Heythrop College, London. He is the author of the bestselling books The Puzzle of God, The Puzzle of Ethics, Being Human, The Thinkers Guide to Evil and The Thinkers Guide to God.

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  • Catalogue Code 466553
  • Product Code 9780008204242
  • ISBN 0008204241
  • EAN 9780008204242
  • Pages 272
  • Department Children / Young Adults
  • Category Youth
  • Sub-Category Reference
  • Publisher Harper Collins Australia
  • Publication Date Nov 2016
  • Sales Rank #41009
  • Dimensions 197 x 130 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.255kg

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