The Blackwell Companion to Protestantism / Edition 1

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Overview

This Companion brings together new contributions from internationally renowned scholars in order to examine the past, present and future of Protestantism.

  • Co-edited by leading Protestant theologians Alister E. McGrath and Darren C. Marks, with contributions from internationally renowned scholars.
  • Opens with an investigation into the formation of Protestant identity across Europe, North America, Asia, Australasia and Africa.
  • Includes coverage of leading Protestant thinkers, such as Luther, Calvin, Schleiermacher and Barth.
  • Considers the interaction of Protestantism with different areas of modern life, including the arts, politics, the law and science.
  • Debates the future of Protestantism in both Western and non-Western settings.
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Editorial Reviews

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"The value of the work lies in the amount of information it contains, and in the readiness of the many writers, coming from many denominations (Anglican and other) to identify themselves as convinced, though self-critical, Protestants. It will be a tonic to those who have got used to hearing 'Protestant' treated as a dirty word."
Roger Beckwith, Oxford, Anglican Evangelical Journal for Theology and Mission
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405157469
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/28/2006
  • Series: Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion Series , #26
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.48 (d)

Meet the Author

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 Christian Theology: An Introduction (4th edition, 2007), Christian Theology Reader (3rd edition, 2007), and Dawkins’ God (2005).

Darren C. Marks is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Huron University College and in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of numerous articles in systematic theology and Canadian ecclesiastical history, and is the editor of Shaping a Global Theological Mind (2007) and the forthcoming Justifying God: A Theology of Sin.

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Table of Contents

Contributors.

Foreword: Alister E. McGrath (Wycliffe Hall, Oxford) and Darren C.Marks (University of Western Ontario).

Introduction: Protestantism – the Problem of Identity: Alister E. McGrath (Wycliffe Hall, Oxford) and Darren C.Marks (University of Western Ontario).

Part I: The Formation of Protestant Identity: History and Ideology:.

European Protestantism:.

1. Protestantism in German-speaking Lands to the Present Day: Randall C. Zachman (University of Notre Dame).

2. Shapers of Protestantism: Martin Luther: Graham Tomlin (Wycliffe Hall, Oxford).

3. Shapers of Protestantism: John Calvin: Alister E. McGrath (Wycliffe Hall, Oxford).

4. Shapers of Protestantism: F.D.E.Schleiermacher: Nicholas Adams (University of Edinburgh).

5. Shapers of Protestantism: Karl Barth: John Webster (Christ Church, Oxford).

6. English Protestantism to the Present Day: Gerald Bray (Samford University).

7. Scottish Protestantism to the Present Day: Kenneth B.E. Roxburgh (Scottish Baptist College).

8. Welsh Protestantism to the Present Day: D. Densil Morgan (University of Wales).

9. Irish Protestantism to the Present Day: Alan Ford (University of Nottingham).

10. Nordic Protestantism to the Present Day: Aasulve Lande (Lunde University).

11. Protestantism in the Netherlands to the Present Day: Peter van Rooden (University of Amsterdam).

12. Protestantism in Eastern Europe to the Present Day: Parush Parushev and Toivi Pilli (International Baptist Theological Seminary, Prague).

13. French Protestantism to the Present Day: Alister E. McGrath (Wycliffe Hall, Oxford).

14. Italian Protestantism to the Present Day: Alister E. McGrath (Wycliffe Hall, Oxford).

North American Protestantism:.

15. Protestantism in the United States of America to the Present Day: John Corrigan (Arizona State University).

16. Shapers of Protestantism: Jonathan Edwards: Steven R. Holmes (King's College London).

17. Canadian Protestantism to the Present Day: Darren C. Marks (University of Western Ontario).

Asia and Australasia:.

18. Indian Protestantism to the Present Day: Ivan Morris Satyavrata (Southern Asia Bible College).

19. South-East Asian Protestantism to the Present Day: Hwa Yung (Trinity Theological, Singapore).

20. Japanese Protestantism to the Present Day: Nozomu Miyahira (Seinan Gakuin University, Japan).

21. Korean Protestantism to the Present Day: Yong-Gi Hong (Hansei University).

22. Chinese Protestantism to the Present Day: Carver T. Yu (Hong Kong).

23. Protestantism in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania to the Present Day: Ian Breward (University of Melbourne).

Africa:.

24. African Protestantism to the Present Day: John S. Pobee (Ghana).

Part II: Protestantism and Present Identity: Relations and Influence:.

Protestantism and Its Relations:.

25. Protestantism and the Bible: R. Kendall Soulen (Wesley Theological Seminary).

26. Protestantism and the Arts: Trevor Hart (University of St. Andrew's).

27. Protestantism and Politics, Economics, and Sociology: J. Philip Wogaman (Wesley Theological Seminary).

28. Protestantism, Law and Legal Thought: John Witte Jr. (Emory Law School).

29. Protestantism and the Sciences: Ted Peters (Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary).

Protestantism and its Influence:.

30. Protestantism and Liberalism: Mark D. Chapman (Ripon College, Oxford).

31. Protestantism and Feminism: Cynthia L. Rigby (Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary).

32. Protestantism and Fundamentalism: William V. Trollinger Jr. (University of Dayton, Ohio).

33. Protestantism and Racism: Paul R. Griffin (Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio).

34. Protestantism and Judaism: Clark M. Williamson (Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis).

35. Protestantism and Spirituality: Bradley P. Holt (Augsberg College).

36. Protestantism and Missions: Werner Ustorf (University of Birmingham).

Part III: The Future of Protestantism:.

37. The Future of Protestantism: Ecumenism and the Main-Line Denominations: Alan D. Falconer (World Council of Churches).

38. The Future of Protestantism: Evangelicalism: Mark A. Noll (Wheaton College, Illinois).

39. The Future of Protestantism: The Rise of Pentecostalism: Allan Anderson (University of Birmingham).

40. The Future of Protestantism: Postmodernity: Graham Ward (University of Manchester).

41. The Future of Protestantism: The Non-Western Protestant World: Allan Anderson (University of Birmingham).

Index

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