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Theology: A Very Short Introduction
     

Theology: A Very Short Introduction

by David Ford
 

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Theology offers a concise and original introduction to the discipline. With a focus on Christianity, David Ford provides a trenchant and balanced discussion of the study of faith and religion. He describes the development of the field of theology, and explores such issues as knowledge, community, worship, salvation, God, prayer and evil Ford weaves the idea of the

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Theology offers a concise and original introduction to the discipline. With a focus on Christianity, David Ford provides a trenchant and balanced discussion of the study of faith and religion. He describes the development of the field of theology, and explores such issues as knowledge, community, worship, salvation, God, prayer and evil Ford weaves the idea of the quest for wisdom throughout his discussion, and concludes with a took forward to theology in the next century. Theology: A Very Short Introduction tackles the questions raised by and about religion in a thought-provoking and engaging manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780191606427
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Publication date:
03/25/1999
Series:
Very Short Introductions
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

David Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, and Director of the Cambridge Inter-faith Programme

David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, and Director of the Cambridge Inter-faith Programme. He is the author of many books, including most recently The Future of Christian Theology (OUP, 2011), Christian Wisdom: Desiring God and Learning in Love (CUP, 2007), and Shaping Theology: Engagements in a Religious and Secular World (OUP, 2007).

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