The Cambridge Companion to Christian Doctrine [NOOK Book]

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What is Christian doctrine? The fourteen specially commissioned essays in this book serve to give an answer to many aspects of that question. Written by leading theologians from America and Britain they place doctrine in its setting - what it has been historically, and how it relates to other forms of culture - and outline central features of its content. New readers will find this an accessible and stimulating introduction to the main themes of Christian doctrine, while advanced students and specialists will ...
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Overview

What is Christian doctrine? The fourteen specially commissioned essays in this book serve to give an answer to many aspects of that question. Written by leading theologians from America and Britain they place doctrine in its setting - what it has been historically, and how it relates to other forms of culture - and outline central features of its content. New readers will find this an accessible and stimulating introduction to the main themes of Christian doctrine, while advanced students and specialists will find a useful summary of recent developments in Christian thought.
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"Useful collection for upper-division undergraduate or graduate course." Paul Lakeland, Religious Studies Review

"...fine work..." Currents in Theology and Mission

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107484696
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Series: Cambridge Companions to Religion
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Sales rank: 898,153
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Preface
Glossary
Chronology
Pt. 1 Christian doctrine in the late twentieth century: the historical and intellectual context
1 Historical and systematic theology 3
2 On doctrine and ethics 21
3 The basis and authority of doctrine 41
4 The scope of hermeneutics 65
5 Christ and the cultures: The Jewish people and Christian theology 81
6 Christ and the cultures: Christianity and the arts 101
Pt. 2 The content of Christian doctrine
7 The triune God 121
8 The doctrine of creation 141
9 Human being, individual and social 158
10 Redemption and fall 189
11 The church and the sacraments 207
12 Eschatology 226
13 Jesus Christ 245
14 The Holy Spirit 273
General index 297
Index of biblical references 303
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