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The Christian Theology Reader, 4th Edition

The Christian Theology Reader, 4th Edition

Alister E. McGrath (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-65484-2

Mar 2011

644 pages

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This bestselling volume is now available in a fully updated and expanded fourth edition, bringing together 378 readings, drawn from over 230 sources, and charting 2,000 years of Christian history.
  • Each reading is accompanied by its own introduction, commentary and study questions, and illustrates a key doctrine, point of view, intellectual development, or theological landmark
  • Includes several new readings on religion and science, an expanded coverage of feminist theological voices, extracts from radical Protestant perspectives, and more contemporary theology
  • Features additional writers, including: Pope Benedict XVI, John Polkinghorne, John Milbank, Elizabeth A. Johnson, and John Yoder
  • May be used as a stand-alone volume, or alongside Christian Theology: An Introduction, 5th edition for a complete overview of the subject
  • Accompanied by a fully revised and expanded website, available on publication, featuring useful instructor and student resources, including study questions and answers, quizzes, podcast lecturers from Alister McGrath, and multiple choice questions; visit www.wiley.com/go/mcgrath for more details

 

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Preface.

Approaching the Readings.

To the Student: How to Use this Work.

To the Teacher: How to Use this Book.

The Development of Christian Theology: An Historical Overview.

Acknowledgments.

Approaching the Readings.

To the Student: How to Use this Work.

To the Teacher: How to Use this Book.

The Development of Christian Theology: An Historical Overview

Acknowledgements.

1. Getting Started: Preliminaries.

5. Salvation in Christ.

6. Human Nature, Sin, and Grace.

7. The Church.

8. The Sacraments.

9. Christianity and World Religions.

10. The Last Things.

Details of Theologians.

A Glossary of Theological Terms.

Sources of Readings.

For Further Study: Additional Collections of Readings.

Index.

  • Includes several new readings on religion and science
  • Contains expanded coverage of feminist theological voices, extracts from radical protestant perspectives, and more contemporary theology
  • Features work by additional writers, including: Pope Benedict XVI, John Polkinghorne, John Milbank, Elizabeth A. Johnson, and John Yoder
  • Accompanying website to be fully revised and expanded website, featuring useful instructor and student resources, including study questions and answers, quizzes, podcast lecturers from Alister McGrath, and multiple choice questions
  • Now available in a fully updated and expanded fourth edition, this bestselling Reader brings together 378 readings, drawn from in excess of 230 sources, spanning 2,000 years of Christian history
  • Each reading is accompanied by its own introduction, commentary and study questions and illustrates a key doctrine, point of view, intellectual development, or theological landmark
  • Includes several new readings on religion and science, an expanded coverage of feminist theological voices, extracts from radical Protestant perspectives, and more contemporary theology
  • Features additional writers, including: Pope Benedict XVI, John Polkinghorne, John Milbank, Elizabeth A. Johnson, and John Yoder
  • May be used as a stand-alone volume, or alongside Christian Theology: An Introduction, 5th edition for a complete overview of the subject
  • Accompanied by a fully revised and expanded website available on publication, featuring useful instructor and student resources, including study questions and answers, quizzes, podcast lecturers from Alister McGrath, and multiple choice questions; visit www.wiley.com/go/mcgrath for more details and to register for access