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
  • Covers theology's relation to other disciplines, the history of theology, major themes, key figures and contemporary issues
  • Can be used as the basis for an introductory course or as an essential reference source
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405159753
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/27/2007
  • Series: Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.72 (d)

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.


Part I: Theology and...

1. The Practice of Faith. (Robin Gill).

2. Biblical Studies. (John Barton).

3. Philosophy. (David B. Burrell).

4. Culture Charles. (T. Mathewes).

5. Social Theory. (Don Browning).

6. Theological Anthropology. (Ray Anderson).

7. History. (William Dean).

Part II: History.

8. Patristics. (G. R. Evans and Morwenna Ludlow).

9. Medieval Theology. (Stephen F. Brown).

10. Reformation. (Carl R. Trueman).

11. Modernity. (Garrett Green).

Part III: Themes.

12. Trinity. (Bruce D. Marshall).

13. Incarnation. (John Webster).

14. Redemption. (Esther D. Reed).

15. Eschatology. (Andrew Chester).

16. Church and Sacraments. (Gavin D'Costa).

Part IV: Key Modern Figures.

17. Kant. (Gareth Jones).

18. Hegel. (Merold Westphal).

19. Schleiermacher. (Dawn DeVries).

20. Barth. (Mark Lindsay).

21. Rahner. (Karen Kilby).

22. Bonhoeffer. (John W. de Gruchy).

23. Bultmann and Tillich. (James M. Byrne).

24. Von Balthasar. (Mark McIntosh).

Part V: Contemporary Issues.

25. Christianity and Other Religions. (Ian Markham).

26. Economics and Social Justice. (Martyn Percy).

27. Feminism. (Patricia Daniel).

28. Rediscovery of Mysticism. (Ralph Norman).

29. The Context of Eco-theology. (Laurel Kearns).

30. Drama, Film and Postmodernity. (Richard Arrandale).

31. Race. (M. Shawn Copeland).

32. Science. (Robert John Russell and Kirk Wegter-McNelly).


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