Christian Theology: An Introduction

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Wiley, Nov 13, 2006 - Religion - 568 pages
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Alister McGrath’s internationally-acclaimed Christian Theology: An Introduction is one of the most widely used textbooks in Christian theology. Fully revised and featuring lots of new material, this fourth edition provides an unparalleled introduction to 2,000 years of Christian thought.

  • A fully revised new edition of the bestselling introductory textbook in Christian theology
  • Features new sections on monastic schools of theology, the English Reformation, and Radical Orthodoxy
  • Includes increased discussion of women in the early Church, feminist theology, Eastern Orthodox theology and history, and Catholic teachings on the Doctrine of the Church
  • Incorporates user-friendly key terms sections, and study questions
  • Supported by a website at www.blackwellpublishing.com/mcgrath, containing additional lecturer resources.

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User Review  - billmeister16 - LibraryThing

This is a unique introduction to Christian theology which encompasses a massive amount of material with relative brevity, clarity, and cohesiveness in a primarily historical context. Read full review

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User Review  - kencf0618 - LibraryThing

Christianity. It's more than guys with bad hair on cable TV! Each paragraph if not almost every sentence of this overview doubtless has shelves of weighty tomes devoted to its subject, starting with the Church Fathers and continuing to this day. Tolle, lege! Read full review

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Alister E. McGrath is Professor of Historical Theology at Oxford University, and Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford. He is a world-renowned theologian, and is the author of numerous bestselling titles available through Blackwell Publishing, including The Christian Theology Reader 3rd edition (2007), Theology: The Basics (2004), Christianity: An Introduction 2nd edition (2006), A Brief History of Heaven (2003), and Dawkins’ God (2004).

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