Essential Theological Terms (Google eBook)

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Westminster John Knox Press, 2005 - Religion - 187 pages
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In Essential Theological Terms, renowned church historian Justo González provides students with accessible discussions of over three hundred theological terms. Each entry in this two-column work gives more detail than those typical of a dictionary, introducing the meaning of the term, its importance, and ways it has been understood in both historical and contemporary theology. These reliable discussions of the most common ideas and concepts encountered in theological studies will make this book indispensable for students in all stages of their education.

  

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Contents

Amillennialism
5
Orthodoxy
6
Aristotelianism
17
Attrition
23
Panentheism
27
Contents
28
Chiliasm
34
Cosmology
40
Hypostatic Union
81
Indulgences
87
Personalism
99
Merit
108
Polysemia
111
Monism
115
Nicene
121
Premillennialism
140

Paradox
43
Parousia
54
Patristics
70
Evil See Theodicy 58 Hesychasm
75
Sanctification
155
Socinianism
161
Subordinationism
167
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Justo L. González is a noted and prolific historian of Christian thought and the author of many books, including Essential Theological Terms, and The Apostles' Creed for Today. He is also editor of The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians, published by WJK.

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