The Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology / Edition 1

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"In this major reference work, a team of the world's leading theologians provides a powerful overview of modern theology." Featuring extensive bibliographic references, the Companion can be used as the basis for courses or as an essential reference for students throughout their studies.
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"The book is an unqualified success, and should be compulsory reading for anyone who seriously wants to understand why theology, while it may be post-modern, can never be pre-modern again."
The Revd Keith Ward, University of Oxford, The Church Times
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Meet the Author

Gareth Jones is Professor of Christian Theology and Head of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University College. He is the author of a number of books including Christian Theology: A Brief Introduction (1999).

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Pt. I Theology and ... 1
1 The Practice of Faith 3
2 Biblical Studies 18
3 Philosophy 34
4 Culture 47
5 Social Theory 65
6 Theological Anthropology 82
7 History 95
Pt. II History 111
8 Patristics 113
9 Medieval Theology 133
10 Reformation 147
11 Modernity 162
Pt. III Themes 181
12 Trinity 183
13 Incarnation 204
14 Redemption 227
15 Eschatology 243
16 Church and Sacraments 258
Pt. IV Key Modern Figures 277
17 Kant 279
18 Hegel 293
19 Schleiermacher 311
20 Barth 327
21 Rahner 343
22 Bonhoeffer 357
23 Bultmann and Tillich 372
24 Von Balthasar 388
Pt. V Contemporary Issues 403
25 Christianity and Other Religions 405
26 Economics and Social Justice 418
27 Feminism 434
28 Rediscovery of Mysticism 449
29 The Context of Eco-theology 466
30 Drama, Film and Postmodernity 485
31 Race 499
32 Science 512
Index 557
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